News from the Four Corners
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...
August 8, 2018 In
Allow me to present a short video demonstrating the lack of hyperbole when I said I rode “exceptionally small trails.” I departed radically from anything that might reasonably...
August 5, 2018 In
[ Koidu Town, Sierra Leone ] My planned route out of Makeni was a deliberately challenging short-cut through the dense forests and primary mountain range of central Sierra...
One Year Later
July 29, 2018 In
[ Makeni, Sierra Leone ] Having lingered much longer than anticipated, today I’m back on the road and out of touch for who knows how long. Interestingly enough, I remember...
Rain. Rivers. Rice.
July 21, 2018 In
[ Makeni, Sierra Leone] Hello Boys and Girls, and many joyous greetings from my new favorite jam: Sierra Leone. What a place this is! The three-day transit from Kambia to Makeni...
July 15, 2018 In
[ Kambia, Sierra Leone] Greetings from Sierra Leone, or Salone as it’s called in the local dialect, Krio. At long last! I arrived here early yesterday afternoon, concluding...
What Comes Next?
July 12, 2018 In
[ Conakry, Guinea ] After nearly two weeks here in Conakry sorting out visas, I’m setting off tomorrow for Sierra Leone. My current plan is a 1700+km route that will...
Fria & Fellowship
June 27, 2018 In
[ Conakry, Guinea ] Fria is a large mining town in the mountains, about 135km outside Conakry. The mine is bauxite, the history colonial and depressing, and it has been run by Russians...
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