In September, one week before my 29th birthday, I fly from Ghana to South Africa–the 5th country I’ve visited in as many weeks. It’s my second visit to South Africa this year. The first one–a brief 3-day affair that barely allowed time to leave the airport hotel in Johannesburg–was in March. Work travel goes likeContinue reading “T in Transit IV: Cape Town”
In Akosombo, a town in Ghana’s Volta Region, we spend part of the afternoon seeing the Volta River by speedboat. Harmattan fog blocks out any glimpse of sunlight, coloring the sky a light grey. I run my fingers through the river, enjoying the rush of cool water against my skin.
From her hometown of Calabar, to Accra, Lomé, Cotonou, Grand Bassam, and Abidjan, Salem shares an unforgettable experience traveling through West Africa.
Tolu answers questions from me about her time in Southern Africa; from eating plum and wild carrot flavored gelato to paragliding over Signal hill’s stunning landscape.
When I think about the places I’ve visited over the years, from childhood to now, it saddens me to see that my home continent barely features on that list. Despite living in Nigeria for over 13 years, I only visited three states and two neighboring countries. Insufficient. Over the next three years, I hope toContinue reading “Wanderlust Wednesday: When in Zanzibar…”