News from the Four Corners
Lingering in Abidjan
October 28, 2018 In
[ Yopougon-Sable, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire ] Hello Transglobalistas, and greetings from Abidjan (still). Why have I stayed this long? Inertia, and a more-necessary-than-I-thought...
The Roads of Cote d’Ivoire
October 3, 2018 In
[ Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire ] I arrived in Man almost two weeks ago to meet a friend and ride together for a few days. That friend is Amy Haass—my former skydiving...
Frontier: Cote d’Ivoire
September 24, 2018 In
[ Danane, Côte d’Ivoire ] Early in the morning of September 23rd, I rode eastward out of Ganta, back onto gravel and into happy uncertainty. I hoped to cross into Ivory...
Liberia III: Gompa City
September 22, 2018 In
[ Ganta, Liberia ] When I roll out of Ganta tomorrow morning, it marks the end of a two-week stopover–the longest I have been in a single location since departing Casablanca...
Liberia II: Voinjama to Ganta
September 9, 2018 In
[ Ganta, Liberia ] After spending four nights in the barracks of the Liberian National Police in Voinjama, I started my push along the interior border towards Ivory Coast....
Liberia I: Lofa County
September 4, 2018 In
[ Voinjama, Liberia ] Hello everyone, and fondest regards from Country Number Eight on this madcap voyage of ours. You’ll (not) be shocked to hear that the malaria isn’t...
Final Days in Salone
August 28, 2018 In
[ Foya City, Liberia ] Koidu Town, Sierra Leone’s fourth-largest city, is tiny—roughly 125,000 beings in a town founded on diamonds and blood. To me it seemed a sprawling...
South to Koidu Town
August 17, 2018 In
[ Koidu Town, Sierra Leone ] I spend a day drinking palm wine with my new friends in Mogo-Bendugu, then head south—at long last moving toward Liberia. A death-defying motorcycle...
En Route: Mogo-Bendugu
August 9, 2018 In
[ Koidu Town, Sierra Leone ] After leaving the health post in Kunya, I well and truly left the map behind me. It took me five days to cover the 110km to Mogo-Bendugu, from...
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