Blog about Africa

Backpacking Rwanda

'Can I search your bag?' A woman at the border asks me. From Entebbe, Uganda I took a flight to Kigali, the capital of R...

Read more 14 December 2017

Backpacking in Uganda

For years I wanted to visit the mountain gorillas. When I found cheap flights to Uganda I couldn't resist the offer and ...

Read more 10 December 2017

Travel information Uganda

Do you wanna know my travel route in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo? You can find more information here!

Read more 10 December 2017

Congo, beklimming van vulkaan Nyiragongo

Vanuit de auto zie ik het voor me liggen. Mijn droom, maar zeker ook mijn nachtmerrie. Het gaat niet makkelijk zijn! Roo...

Read more 20 November 2017

Nyiragongo volcano

In distance I could see the cabin where we would be staying for the night. I was gasping for air, which wasn't easy at 3...

Read more 19 November 2017

Gorilla trekking in Congo

'Stop staring at him!' I'm telling myself. In the bamboo bushes the huge silver back is chewing on a piece of bamboo. He...

Read more 18 November 2017


From Dakar I took a shared taxi to a crossroad to Ndangane. The small village lays in the region Sine Saloum delta situa...

Read more 11 January 2014

Golden coast

We long beaches with golden sand, Gambia is a famous spot for tourist to have a relaxing holiday.

Read more 08 January 2014

Bintang Bolong

An other eco lodge, with bungalows build on stilts on the banks of the river Gambia. It is far enough from the touristy ...

Read more 08 January 2014

Ile de Gorée

Ile de Gorée, an island with a tragic history of slavery. This island would be the final gate to transport slaves trough...

Read more 07 January 2014


My brief visit to Dakar and Lac rose was intens!

Read more 07 January 2014


African villages and friendly people. Here you can get a glimpse of the real Africa.

Read more 05 January 2014

Gambia and Senegal

Why did I choose to go backpacking in The Gambia and Senegal? Tips on how to travel in those countries.

Read more 04 January 2014

Gambia, Tanji

Tanji, a fishing village. Africa at his best!

Read more 04 January 2014