As you might know from my blog, I've traveled quite a lot, but I've never seen anything so beautiful as the capeverdian island of Santo Antao. It is nicknamed as a "hiker's paradise", which couldn't be more accurate. I guess just the word paradise itself is the right description. The landscapes are stunning, the views … Continue reading Cabo verde
Info: Language: French (+ indigenous languages) Currency: Central African franc CFA, exchange rate: 1 EUR=655 CFA (as of July 2018) Prices: same or higher than western Europe - water 1,5 l = 400 CFA - meal normal restaurant = 2,500-3,000 CFA - meal western restaurant = 5,000-10,000 CFA - croissant = 500 CFA - double … Continue reading Travel guide: Gabon
As we crave the extraordinary, hidden, unknown and slightly bizarre things, we decided to go to a small sleepy town named Lastoursville, somewhere in the Gabon rainforest, to find a large complex of caves with yellow (?!) crocodiles. No need to tell you that a trustworthy information is extremely hard to find, which further approves … Continue reading How to overcome your limits 3x in one day? Go to a hidden cave in the middle of Gabon rainforest!
During my last trip to Africa, being a “minimum waster”, I couldn't not see all the trash that is almost ubiquitous. You've heard, you've seen it. Beaches and streets in the third world countries full of trash, mostly plastic waste like PET bottles, biscuit wrappers and plastic bags. Bali, Philippines...the media is full of it, … Continue reading Show them how
Info Language: English, pidgin english + many local languages Currency: Naira, exchange rate: 1 EUR=416 naira (as of June 2018) Prices: lower than in Europe - water 1,5 l = 200 naira - dinner normal restaurant = 1,000-1,200 naira - double room 1 night = 8,000 naira Visa: You must obtain it at the embassy … Continue reading Travel guide: Nigeria
I'm thinking where to begin this story. It's just so bizzare. Well, you might have noticed that we seek countries and experiences that are not mainstream, because...we simply don't like the mainstream. We strive for the unknown, unpopular and original. Therefore, when we heard about a giant frog- the biggest one in the world, we … Continue reading Cameroon diaries IV.: The frog hunt
Don't believe what people tell you, wait till you see everything yourself. ... Even though my experience has proven that no matter what people tell you, the reality is usually different, I still always look for at least some information about the countries I'm going to. With Cameroon it was no different. Lonely planet … Continue reading Cameroon diaries III.: Cameroon, you’re so lovely!
I was probably too enthusiastic about the cargo ship trip. So much that someone up there had decided to make me spend 2 more days on it. Why? In the morning we took our bags and finally, after more than 24 hours on the boat, we got off, heading to the immigration office. - Where … Continue reading Cameroon diaries II.: Stranded at the port