Info: Language: French (+ indigenous languages) Currency: Central African franc CFA, exchange rate: 1 EUR=655 CFA (as of July 2018) Prices: same or higher than western Europe - water 1,5 l = 400 CFA - meal normal restaurant = 2,500-3,000 CFA - meal western restaurant = 5,000-10,000 CFA - croissant = 500 CFA - double … Continue reading Travel guide: Gabon
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!
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
My heart melts down writing this post, Burkina was the country that I liked the most during my west african trip. Beautiful landscape, astounding sights, great vibe and foremost the most amazing people in the world. Here I became "sure et certaine" that I loved Africa. Coming to Burkina...rather a horrifying experience Our arrival to … Continue reading Travel guide: Burkina Faso
Mauritania has definitely been the most interesting as well as the strangest traveling experience so far. Stunning views, beautiful landscape, enormous heat and an interesting, to me a bit strange culture. Info: Languages: Hassanyia arabic, french Religion: Islam Visa: Available on arrival, one month visa costs 52€ for european citizens Currency: Ouguiya (MRO) Exchange rate: … Continue reading Travel guide: Mauritania