Cow-Town in Equatorial Guinea

As I left on the 25 minute flight from Douala to Malabo, I got a great view above the clouds of Mount Cameroon which is the highest mountain in West Africa and I couldn’t help but be reminded of Kilimanjaro which put me in a great mood heading over to Equatorial Guinea. Considering the squalor […]

My Day in Douala

After a very pleasant evening in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I took a four hour flight over the Sudan, Central African Republic and down into Douala, Cameroon. Everything was fine except for the daily double of having the only super fat guy in Africa right next to me crushing me into the wall and a guy […]

La République du Tchad

After nearly 36 hours of travel and transit I made it to Chad. This is my 8th trip to Africa and the 6th in the past 3 years. Chad has long been seen by travelers as a place to get through rather than to see, which explains why there are so few visitors. In fact, […]


As many of you know, I am very interested in the situation in Darfur and have given to the charity at in the past and closely monitor what happens over there. I just felt that I wanted to bring it to light on my site and give everyone some background information on it because […]