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Toketemu December 4th

Niger Feels A Lot Like Northern Nigeria

First of all, there’s a lot of red dust. It coats everything, the trees, the buildings, and even little kids playing in the streets. A good number of people wear face masks to protect themselves. And by midday, we were all sniffling and sneezing sporadically.  There are suddenly many people speaking Hausa. It’s spoken even […]
Toketemu December 3rd

How Safe Is West Africa?

Before we embarked on this trip and even during the course of this trip, I’ve gotten questions about safety from loved ones and concerned strangers. “Are you going with security?” “How safe is x place or y place?” Guinea: In the 72 days we’ve been on the road, we’ve never had a cause to fear […]

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