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Sunset on Benin

Sunset on Benin……. We are wild camping on the beach before crossing into Nigeria tomorrow, our final sunset in Benin. I think both of us will be content to move on after having to take things easy for a week to ensure our Cameroon visa is “live” when we hit …

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Voodoo and Snakes

Voodoo and snakes…. Today we made our way to Ouidah the voodoo capital of Benin as we crossed the bridge to the town passing the fishermen Tony stopped for a shot and I looked down to see a creepy face staring up at me from the tree in front of …

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Gotta Love Fred

A Fred in need As we turned into the slave fort at Cape coast the steering on Nelson suddenly went very heavy and then back to normal. Over the next few days this began to happen more and more often. This is a real worry as the next section of …

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Elmina port

🇬🇭 Vibrant, bustling, fishy … and one of my favourite photogenic locations in Africa (so far this trip). Loved every moment, thank you Elmina, Cape Coast, Ghana 🇬🇭 with Gerry Mulligan Stunning Photos thanks to the excellent skills of Tony

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On the beach

On the beach… We started the day on the beach of a lake, the fishermen in the picture below bringing in their catch at 6am was my alarm call, pretty good catch for two hours work they seemed pleased and a bit bemused while we fiddled around with tea and …

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A big Escargot

A big escargot… Today, while shopping for vegetables for dinner, we had a dilemma about change, I did not have the necessary small notes, and the bargaining ladies claimed not to have change. The problem was proposed to be solved by my purchase of a snail or two, I was …

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