Our first visit to Ghana was 13 years ago, so naturally we were excited for a repeat visit. After crossing the border from Côte d’Ivoire, we drove straight to the coastal town of Axim where the lovely Axim Beach Resort was our home for a couple of nights. Ghana has more historic forts and castles…Continue reading Ghana

Côte d’Ivoire

We entered Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)  from Liberia and immediately made our way to the western city of Man. Known as the “City of 18 Mountains”, Man is famous for its waterfalls hidden in a mountainous setting. Our full-day exploration of Man included visits to two waterfalls, Les Cascades de Man (Man’s Waterfalls) and Cascades…Continue reading Côte d’Ivoire

The Gambia

The Gambia is one of West Africa’s most popular and affordable countries for tourists seeking sun, sea, sand and fun plus a bit of nature. We based ourselves in Brufut which is near the town of Serrekunda at Serengeti Beach Camping for the beginning portion of our visit to The Gambia. Our first full day’s…Continue reading The Gambia

Malaysia – Mabul Island, Sipadan, Borneo Sabah (Sepilok & Kinabatangan River)

We had to leave Indonesia because our 30 day visa ran out so we decided to spend some time in Malaysia. Getting to our first destination of Sipadan was really complicated! First we had to fly to Kuala Lumpur and then catch an onward flight to Tawau (gateway to the Malaysian state of Sabah). The…Continue reading Malaysia – Mabul Island, Sipadan, Borneo Sabah (Sepilok & Kinabatangan River)