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Serious logging of the Central African rainforest is seen everywhere. Hirumo from Japan has joined Peter through Central Africa.
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Cycling through Central Africa means getting close to the red African soil.
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At night we camped beside schools, following the usual procedure of cycling into a village shortly before sunset and asking where the chief of the village was. Dozens of children would characteristically follow us to watch the procedure of pitching the tent and cooking
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African beauty along the road.
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Not only logging is seen in the local rain forest.
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Hirumo and Peter crossing Central Africa together.
Image by Peter Gostelow courtesy Peter Gostelow, SOURCE

Peter Gostelow Africa cycle update: Still faking visas

Posted: Feb 16, 2011 04:56 pm EST

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(By Mikael Strandberg) "My worst day of last year was when I was mugged by 5 men in Dakar, Senegal, who slashed my left wrist and left foot with a machete as I attempted and failed to prevent them taking off with my camera and day-sack. Just in case youre wondering the foot slash was minor and I was back on my feet walking fine within a week. The injury to my wrist was much more serious as 4 tendons were severed and required stitching together. There remains a slight stiffness, but no real discomfort."Technical problems in...

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