Africa

People Against Gangsterism (And Drugs)

The benefits of visiting friends[I]friends with or without conventional benefits in remote locations is that you get a much streamlined experience. My visit to Cape Town wasn’t cluttered with figuring out currencies, taxis[II]taxis are cars with drivers that you talk to and they drive you there and then you pay them in the local currency, …

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Togo Loco

23 years ago, I left Togo delighted to see the back of it. Half a lifetime ago. That time, I sold my XT and flew to Moscow on Aeroflot. I was sad to see my XT go – Yamaha’s single-cylinder, continent-wrecking beast which had taken me some 4,000 miles overland from Leicestershire and across the …

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