Tag: Africa Overland

Travel Authenticity

Last week on #TRLT we chatted about authenticity. When travelling, it’s easy to become too focussed on the destination and forget the authentic experience you’re missing out on. When travelling to cities and sites with a heavy tourism factor, something in the mentality of both locals and visitors […]


Ghana Photo Essay

Ghana will always have a special place in my heart. For many reasons Ghana was my refuge after months on a gruelling overland journey through West Africa using only local transport. It was here that we saw other foreign faces, heard English and could stay in a “backpacker” […]

ANGOLA Photo Essay

Angola was one of our shorter visits in Africa. That was not due to lack of interest, but lack of approved visas. We were travelling with three privately owned (one self-built) overland vehicles, and twelve dirty travellers from six different countries on four continents. We were disappointed in […]