Cote d'Ivoire May 7th 2012 Monday
We'd camped in a village not far beyond the border town and soon had a decent sized crowd gathered around us. Tents were pegged down in case the storm actually hit (it didn't) and cook team started setting up. Small things can excite us at this stage, like the prospect of meat for dinner after more than a week without due to weather and lack of ice but now we had ice a ... read more
Africa » Cote d'Ivoire » South » Grand-Bassam Close ties to France since independence in 1960, the development of cocoa production for export, and foreign investment made Cote d'Ivoire one of the most prosperous of the tropical African states, but did not protect it from political turmoil. On 25... ... read more
An Australian who lived in the northern hemisphere for over 13 years then quit everything to travel through Africa in 2012.
Back in Melbourne now, I'm travelling from Istanbul to Beijing for four months from early April, 2014 with plans to then visit North Korea, South Korea and, if funds permit, Kamchatka (Russia).
The more I travel, the longer the lists of places to go grows, not shrinks.
Thanks to all those who read and wrote. it's the first time I've attempted blogging and feedback was definitely the motivation to keep me going!
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