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Its time to leave Ghana, at last

After spending 3 weeks at Ko-Sa, on the coast of Ghana it was time to leave and head for Accra, or more specifically Tema, where for the second time our trusty overland truck, Colonel K, was due to be loaded…

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A waiting game, more sun, sea and sand

After having not made the Glovis Sunrise to Namibia at the end of August (see previous post), we spent nearly a week at Big Milly’s Back Yard, and then travelled about 165km west along the coast to our favourite spot…

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Ghana, a frustrating time

As you may already know we are still in Ghana, and not in Namibia as expected! On our last post we had dropped Colonel K off at the Portside yard in Tema, and in four days time it was to…

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Ghana, Tema and lots of goodbyes

Whilst at Big Milly’s Back Yard, we bumped into the two English guys, Luke and Bertie again, these were the pair that had bought the cheap Chinese bikes in Ghana, and had spent 3 weeks travelling the Country on them….

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Southern Ghana, beaches, Cloggies, and forts

Before leaving Mole National Park in the north of Ghana, we bumped into a couple of English guys while we were filling up our water tank on Colonel K. Luke and Bertie decided that a motorbike trip in Ghana was…

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Northern Ghana, elephants, thieves and a huge Mole

After a protracted stay in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, due to the Visas for Ghana taking three working days (though when we arrived at the appointment time of 11.00 am on Monday morning, our application forms were still sitting on the…

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Bamako to Burkina

After our false start in getting our Visa’s for Burkina Faso (see Mud, Sweat and Tears), eventually Monday morning came round, and at 7.30am we arrived at the Embassy in Bamako to submit our applications and of course to pay…

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Senegal, sweat, sweat, sweat….

We ended up staying with Martin and Ursula for 3 weeks at Zebrabar, we really had a great time there, but it was time to move on, but not until we filled in their fantastic visitors book. The night before…

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