Exploring the coast of Nigeria May 20th 2006 I've been having quite an interesting time out here when I'm not busy working off the coast. I have spent a good three weeks in and about Escravos and a small time in Badagry. Escravos is a bit different from Port Harcourt and Lagos, and it is definately an *oil* town now, with a good size seaport and airport nearby.
Both Escravos and Badagry were key ports in the slave trade from what I unders ... read more
Africa » Nigeria » Niger Delta Following nearly 16 years of military rule, a new constitution was adopted in 1999, and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed. The president faces the daunting task of rebuilding a petroleum-based economy, whose revenues have bee... ... read more
Adventures of a metalhead!
My name is Jim, I'm 27, and like most of you on this site, I crave adventure!
After wandering around various countries for the past couple of years, I came across this page. It will be a good place to showcase my future buffonery. Maybe I'll update it with past experiences as well.
This sight needs a massive upgrade: As of July (June?) I have three more entries to throw up: Aberdeen Scotland, Newcastle UK, and Ijmuiden Netherlands. Stay tuned! I'm sloooow with putting things up.
-Even more updates are needed after a computer crash (gah!). As I type this (ja... full info