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
Minimum waste. Zero waste. Green. Eco friendly. Sustainable. Why do we automatically link these words with adjectives like freaky, hippie and eventually, turned-nuts? __ First of all, who are these people? In general, they are people who adopted a lifestyle that is considerate to the environment. Why? Because they are well aware of the fact … Continue reading How to behave responsibly and not to be a freak?
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
This was written on the very same day of the journey, so the storytelling is 100% authentic. The question was this: How to get from Nigeria to Cameroon? As the border regions of Cameroon (North west and South west) were highly problematic by the time we went (violence, protests and murders as a part of … Continue reading Cameroon diaries I.: The dreaded cargo ship trip