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.

· 4 min read

After crossing the border into Gabon, the roads swerve through the forest and it's a very scenic route. Thrilling and good fun; however, I had an insatiable thirst for something more adventurous! I joined the RN5 at Bibasse (South of Oyem) heading to Kougouleu.

Slow progress for the first 15...

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I had stayed in Parakou to clean the fuel system on my motorcycle, and I was now ready to leave for Cotonou. The journey requires a full tank of fuel and would determine if I'd finally resolved the sputter/ hesitation issue.

It's a reasonably long journey so I planned a camping spot in a for...

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Packed up this morning and ready to go when I noticed a 1.5cm diameter hole in the ground. Looks like something burrowed next to the tent.

An animal had burrowed a small hole into the sand in Western Sahara.

Passed the Tropic of Cancer today. Just two signs facing both directions of traffic and not much else!

The tropic of cancer in Western Sahara.

The We...

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Woke up to find clouds moving across the mountains.

Low clouds above the Anti-Atlas mountains near Tafraoute, Morocco.
A closeup of the clouds above the Anti-Atlas mountains near Tafraoute, Morocco.

As I left Tafraoute, I noticed something that I can only describe as I garden because I don't know what it was!

Unsure what this garden was for near Tafraoute, Morocco.
Unsure what this garden was for near Tafraoute, Morocco.

Rode yet another(!) fantastic route th...