Known in the backpacker grapevine as “scam-land” and housing the world’s most corrupt government - Nigeria was not a country we looked forward to enter.
But the bad reputation is undeserved.
Never before had we met such openhearted hospitality throughout a whole country. And every day we were amazed by the country’s dramatic and beautiful nature. With huge rocks rising from the open sava... Read Full Entry
OmarOur one-eyed friend Omar, giving us highly appreciated advises and helping us navigating the streets of Kano.
ShopkeeperOpening up a small shop in Gembu a cold morning.
The foremanA passionate plucker. For a kilo of fresh leaves one recieves 18 Naira, Highland tea plantation in Kakara.
You know the DrillThe drill monkey is the most endangered primate specie in Africa. It's thought that less than 5000 exist on the whole planet. The Drill Monkey Research Centre at Calabar, Cross River state.
KindnessJackie with his mother Julie, that kindly took us in an fed us. Thanks you guys for all your hospitality. Gembu, Taraba state.
PathfinderA helpful man in Sukur. Showing us the royal treasures, the holy shrines, the royal blacksmith and the talking drums.