Africa

Essaouira New Year

“Ourghh, God”. It was December 31, 1999 and after a month of touring through Morocco I had finally fallen victim to the curse of the third world. For me the catalyst was a chicken kebab roll. That was three days ago. I moaned, clutching my stomach and rolled over to the least painful position. My…

Nigeria: Life Down on the Delta

A Little Overview The Niger Delta… The mention of this wild land conjures up images of destitute, lawless millions; massive industrial complexes and lush green areas that can easily conceal both oil spills and bodies. Why is this Africa’s answer to South Louisiana, USA? Now, for an individual with a truly ambitious exploratory nature, this…