Even the driver seemed surprised! Bad sign, these guys have seen it all. In the center of the brightly painted wheel, where the hub should have attached to the axle, was a jagged gaping hole. We’d already used our spare wheel and our jack wasn’t working anyway, so we did what anyone in West Africa would do in this situation: we settled in to wait for help. The merciless sun bullied most passengers into the shade of a nearby tree. They sat … [Read more...]
Alissa paused a tech career to pursue her love of wide open spaces, unusual destinations, and getting in just a bit over her head. She wants to help you get in over your head too - in a good way! - with unique resources and inspiration for thoughtful adventurers at exploringwild.com.