Tagged: Corruption

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How to be a responsible overlander

Responsible tourism is essential to our travelling and overlanding philosophy. Not only do we want to have a great time visiting some of Africa’s most beautiful places, but we also want to make sure that we’re not hurting local communities or the environment along the way. And, wherever possible, we strive...

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Ferry Crossing (Brazzaville to Kinshasa)

Ferry Crossing (Brazzaville to Kinshasa) – Le Corrupt Trying to cross into the next country DRC Congo we had heard that ferry crossings from Brazzaville to across the Congo river to DRC Congo could be notorious for being ripped of by someone during the crossing…they were right! While in Brazzaville we...

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Sierra Leone – More Repair work!

Another Accident! I see why there are posters everywhere with messages about safer driving, some people in Sierra Leone take risks! We happened to be leaving Freetown after obtaining our Liberian visas ($75 each!, Sierra Leone was $100 by the way) and after suffering the few hours of stop start...

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Morocco – Dune Driving

Corruption We were off to Tan Tan, heading to the Plage, but the local police had a different idea. We were stopped, because we didn’t stop at the sign (on an empty roundabout). The chief officer sat in his vehicle drinking tea and smoking cigarettes while all the offenders stood...