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We Ran Out Of Continent

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We Ran Out Of Continent

Our final day in Namibia after nearly 2 weeks of relaxing the pace and exploring and enjoying some of the attractions was one of the most spectacular. The dry, jagged canyons opened up to a verdant river valley, where the road lazily flowed along the banks of the Orange River. We crossed into South Africa on a 2 vehicle ferry at Sendelingsdrif, sad to leave Namibia behind. Checking into South Africa was easy enough although in hindsight we should have insisted on a TIP or some import document as it would have helped with shipping the bikes back home later.

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Congo to Angola

Congo to Angola

To pick up where we left off though, we departed Brazzaville early to beat the road closure for the elections that weekend. No troubles through the Poole region down to the Boko crossing into the DRC. We got our passport stamped in Louingui based on iOverlander advice. Stamped again at the border. Great roads on an adventure bike if they are dry. Wouldn't be much fun in the wet.

Cameroon to Congo

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Cameroon to Congo

We are currently in Brazzaville, looking across the Congo River at Kinshasa and the madness to come.  From Cameroon we decided to go through Gabon rather than direct to Congo. Gabon gets high praise for its scenery etc so figured why not. 

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Senegal to Mali

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Senegal to Mali

We are currently at the Sleeping Camel. Great place with  good food after a few scorching, 40+ degree days from St Louis to Bamako. 

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