Concrete jungle October 7th 2006 Last time I crossed the equator I got robbed, threatened, tricked, fooled and deceived
(all in the town of Muarabungo, Indonesia ), so I felt a bit reluctant to leave the safe homely northern hemisphere for the southern one.
The road from the Cameroonian border post heading south was an impressive showpiece in advanced engineering.
Through the dense, sticky and humid rainforest, along raging ... read more
Africa » Gabon Only two autocratic presidents have ruled Gabon since independence from France in 1960. Gabon's current President, El Hadj Omar BONGO Ondimba - one of the longest-serving heads of state in the world - has dominated Gabon's political scene for almost ... ... read more