Blog: Motorcycle Travel Around the World

I blog roughly each week about my motorcycle travel around the world and generally what's going on. Sometimes it's about motorcycle riding, and other times it's about anything else that is happening. Sign up to the email list for notifications about new blog posts.

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I camped 1 Km from the city centre in Yaounde and it was surprisingly peaceful given its proximity to the city centre. The first evening, a storm moved in and battered my tent. I've got into the habit of not pegging the tent into the ground, which meant great flexibility in the structure permitted l...

Having stayed with Leela in Frankadua, I was now back on the road! I left Frankadua and headed towards Ho, and straddled the Ghana-Togo border southwards to the Aflao border crossing. It was hot and I felt like I was melting in my riding gear when stationary or walking. Relief came from riding a...

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En route to Accra, I stopped for breakfast, as all I had eaten was peanuts. Filled up with Waakye, which is rice and beans with optional boiled egg, with a healthy dose of shito, which is a spicy pepper sauce, and I found some plantain too. From the roadside, I could see fishing boats across t...

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After collecting my visa for Ghana, I was ready to continue East. Several places have been recommended as good coastal camps. I stayed at three beach places consecutively. One of them was outstanding and I would highly recommend.

In the few days before leaving Grand-Bassam, I met Axel who is...

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The visa for Guinea-Bissau, from Ziguinchor, took less than five minutes! Once collected, Ron and I rode together from Senegal into Guinea-Bissau, which was a straight-forward crossing without issue.

Whilst purchasing SIM cards in Sao Domingos, sweat was pouring from me onto the floor and paper...

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Following the accident last weekend, I'm resting from riding to repair my motorcycle but also allow minor injuries to heal. I found a camping spot at a boat club on the coast of Dakar where I met several other travellers and we've had a blast!

Being on the coast is awesome and picturesque; h...