I’m looking back on the most adventurous travel year of my life. Check out some of my highlights!
Africa is full of adventure. Here is a list of some of my most amazing experiences on the continent.
Photos from the Fish Market in Nouakchott, Mauritania
A fascinating fish market bustling with activities, it’s one of the largest of its kind in West Africa.
A Mysterious Abandoned Ghost Ship in Liberia, West Africa
This 63-meter oil tanker washed up on a remote West African beach in 2016 without a crew and without explanation.
Planet of the Apes: Face-to-Face with the Laboratory Chimps of Liberia
I tracked down the secretive Monkey Island in the Liberian jungle. What I found was truly spectacular.
Riding the Iron Ore Train across the Sahara in Mauritania
Hitching a free ride on top of the longest train in the world. It was a 15-hour journey that I will never forget.
The Road Trip of a Lifetime: Driving a Citroën 2CV to the Western Sahara
Blown up engines, broken tires, broken clutch, doors falling off, broken suspension: you name it and probably it happened.
I Took the World’s First Selfie with the King of Swaziland
I managed to sneak in at a tightly secured ceremony to meet up with the king of Swaziland. “Thank you for your help in our conservation efforts”, he told me.
In the Heart of Hillbrow: Johannesburg’s Most Feared Neighbourhood
I went straight into the heart of Hillbrow, Johannesburg’s most feared neighbourhood. I learned more about the hijacking of buildings and how residents deal with the ever present threat of gangs that rule the streets.
Travelling Mozambique’s Deadliest Road under Military Escort
During the summer of 2014 I travelled the deadliest road of Mozambique. Under military escort I travelled between Save and Muxungue in Central Mozambique. This is my report.
Hanging out with People Smugglers in Africa
At the Victoria Falls, every night illegal immigrants arrive at the border of Zimbabwe. With the help of people smugglers they are able to cross into the country under the cover of darkness. I met two smugglers, can you guess what happened next?