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Visiting the World's Largest Lava Lake; Mount Nyiragongo, DR Congo

Sometimes you gotta risk a little, to get a little more back. So while both the UK and US Department's of Affairs suggest all but absolutely necessary travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo is cancelled immediately, I kinda thought finishing my mission to every country in the world absolutely qualifies as"Absolutely Necessary Travel", so on I went. Visas in Central ...

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Sharing prostitutes in Bangladesh

I should quickly add that this is my second post related to both Bangladesh and prostitutes – that’s a tad harsh on Bangladesh to be honest, but it’s just the way my travels panned out.   I had been in Bangladesh a week or so, we (my 2 friends and I) had taken an amazing rocket steamer boat down to the Bay ...

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Dead Bodies and Bandits in the Ivory Coast; The worst travel day of my life

Dead Bodies and Bandits in the Ivory Coast; The worst travel day of my life

Reality bites. After being arrested twice earlier on in the day for illegally trying to smuggle ourselves out of the Ivory Coast, and into Liberia, and having spent 2 days in hellish conditions overland to get to the border town in the first place, it looks like we're going to have to go right back to where we started. 2 long ...

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Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Illegally crossing borders; Getting Arrested Twice in the Ivory Coast PART 1

West Africa is something else. Traveling to every country in the world was always going to be hard, but I had made it to around 150 without doubting my ability to finish, but having spent April to December 2015 in West and Central Africa, I was reaching that point. All the thoughts of Thailand, Argentina, China, Greece, cocktails, happy hours, famous sights ...

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Motivational Monday; Sanity

As we grow up, we're taught to think a certain way - both explicitly and implicitly. It's so hard to further the concept of individual thought when we are bombarded with quite the opposite every corner we turn. Join the masses, do what you're told, we are all in the struggle together. Except, we don't have to be. Implicitly though, the ...

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