Category Archives: Transportation

We’re in Yaounde after a wonderful delay!

We were on our way to Africa via Istanbul with Turkish Airlines (why? you ask?  cheapest tickets!) and got delayed.  We missed our flight due to Turkish Air, so they put us up in Istanbul for 24 hours.  What a

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On our way home to CAR

The airplane trip from South Africa to Cameroon was not as smooth and peaceful as we hoped it would be, but we made our connections even with delayed flights and we got all 3 pieces of luggage, just a day

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On trucks and cars and things that go

CEFA farm’s new acquisition, a Dyna 400!  We are excited, it’s a workhorse of a truck!  The old Dyna has been out of commission due to a lack of available replacement parts – it is a different model, with right

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We were tooling along, having an interesting discussion as we always do when Annelise and Kim are around, and there, blocking our passage, was a big tree.

Kim jumped right in to help, spelling the guys chopping with the ax

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13 hour road trip

We needed to get to the big city of Yaoundé this week and the only way to get there was to travel over our not so favorite road which demands a minimum of 12 hours of our time to cover

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Still in Africa

blog 12 lesotho1Okay, so the road isn’t a dirt based, rutted one, but this is still Africa.

 

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Hoping to build bridges

blog bridgeThis is one of many bad bridges in our region, and Roy and many others working together are trying to figure out how to make them solid and long-living.  Roy & Kim & Gamboula’s mayor took a trip recently to

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Screench – crunkle – wumpety

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We had a plan.  We were going to drive to Yaounde in the usual approximate 9 hours.  We were going to get our friend, Johanna, into town in time to catch her midnight flight to Sweden.  We were going to

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Ready to roll! So what if we don’t have our truck here!

We have left our truck just across the river in Cameroon, as we do not yet trust the state of the whole country.  If we just considered our little town and the immediate area surrounding it, we’d use it freely,

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Back online, at least for a little bit!

We have been having such difficulties trying to connect with the internet lately, but this morning it seems to be working!   Roy is in Yaounde, after having been able to get our truck repaired – it was a sick puppy!

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