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Waterfalls and hippos

Tom has recovered fine from malaria and the visa for Ghana are finally there. So it’s time to say goodbeye to Guillaume and the team from Le Pavillon Vert in Ouagadougou. We’re setting off to the Karfiguéla fal...
Border crossing

Border Burkina Faso – Ghana (Hamile)

Duration: 20 min Burkina side, 60 min Ghana sideCosts involvd: noneGeneral impression: easyLeaving Burkina is simple. Getting into Ghana takes a little more timeAbout 6 km before the border: g...
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Those bloody mosquitoes

The last few kilometers on our way to the Burkina border confronted us with some hard reality. Troubles in the north of the country with extremists and bandits pretty much ruined the entire tourist sector and t...
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Africa visa

Getting visa on the road can be time consuming, expensive and frustrating at times. Especially when crossing Africa, it can be hard to get hold of that little needed piece of paper that gets you into that count...
Border crossing

Border Mali – Burkina Faso (Kiri)

Duration: 30 min either sideCosts involvd: noneGeneral impression: easyThis border crossing is easyAbout 25 km before the border, in the town of Kiri: get your passports stamped by the Mali po...