News from the Four Corners
Getting to The Gambia
May 16, 2018 In
[ Serrekunda, The Gambia ] Greetings one and all, and Ramadan Kareem! I’m writing you from Serrekunda, The Gambia, where I’ll be staying a few more days until...
Urban Life: Dakar
April 27, 2018 In
[ Dakar, Senegal] Bonjour Transglobalistes! Today is my 10th day in the capital–so far a fantastic experience. I have been piecing together places to stay from CouchSurfing...
Saint Louis & Guet N’Dar
April 11, 2018 In
[ Saint Louis, Senegal] When you consider I’ve been in Saint Louis for two weeks, I have precious little to show for it. Was I sick for more than a week of that time?...
Off the Map. At Last.
March 26, 2018 In
[ Saint Louis, Senegal] Late on the afternoon of March 25th I found myself in Diawling National Park, running out of daylight and boxed in by the Senegal River on one side,...
Nouakchott and the Ride South
March 23, 2018 In
[ Saint Louis, Senegal] It seems to be an emerging routine for me: my time in cities serves as downtime. Rather than switch into Urban Explorer mode I drink coffee, edit...
March 16, 2018 In
[ Nouakchott, Mauritania] The ride south from Atar into Nouakchott was…hot. The first day found me in a small oasis named Terjit, where I met a great group of expats...
Not Far to Atar
March 11, 2018 In
[ Nouakchott, Mauritania] The second day out of Choum was short but very sweet. A day of interactions and discovery, starting with finding a communal well to refill my quickly...
March 10, 2018 In
[ Nouakchott, Mauritania] It’s 3:35am, the train is gone, and I’m standing alongside the track alone, in the dark. My trusty Black Diamond headlamp picked this...
Riding the Rail
March 9, 2018 In
[ Nouakchott, Mauritania] After a full ten days holed up in Nouadhibou, the Grand Adventure into Mauritania’s interior began when I hopped one of the world’s...
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