a.fricanlongride Check-Ins

Date Place Comment
September 22nd, 2019 5 star hotel

local restaurant: beans, spinach, ugali, chai. really friendly owner martin

August 19th, 2019 Barcelona Lodge

Clean and comfortable hotel. 40000 tzn per night (more if you book via booking.com). Private rooms with ensuite, wifi, hot water, mosquito net, TV, AC, breakfast included. Amazing staff, secure gated parking with guard.

We left our motorcycle there for a week to go to Zanzibar with no issues. Stayed here twice!

July 3rd, 2019 Sodwana Bay national park

The park no longer allows motorcycles to enter.

May 28th, 2019 Helmeringhausen Hotel

We enjoyed the apple cake, lunch menu was otherwise okay.

February 21st, 2019 Hamdalla Hotel

1700 naira for very basic dirty room. Secure parking, bathroom smells like urine and only has squat toilet (no sink or shower). bucket can be refilled in parking area. convenient location to get to banyo border. lots of ants and spiders.

February 4th, 2019 General Consulat of the Republic of Cameroon

same day visa, arrived at 1pm. the officer at the front emphasized not to go to ekok border. 2 passport photos and 87,000N for 2 visas in Canadian passports

January 26th, 2019 Waterfall Lodge

friendly staff, clean facilities. well maintained grassy area for tents with shade. rooms from 95-120, camping 30pp.

January 22nd, 2019 Basel / Presbyterian Guesthouse

below descriptions accurate. executive rooms 100 cedis + 20 cedis per person for breakfast. laundry is 2 cedis per piece.

January 8th, 2019 Missionary center of Notre dame de lorette hotel

friendly and quiet place, prices are the same as previous post. breakfast at 0630-0830. secure parking available.

January 7th, 2019 Bobo Retreat

clean and comfortable home, bed with mosquito nets, shared bathroom, washing machine. meals upon request. The food here was great and the coffee at breakfast was the best we've had on the road for while. safe parking for vehicles. if you're around Bobo, Andre and Sita's place is a perfect place to stay.

Andre's number: (226) 65229580

January 4th, 2019 campament de Sindou

friendly campsite, prices quoted are the same.

December 21st, 2018 Camping Casamance, Ziguinchor, Senegal

Nice campground, clean bathroom and showers.

December 18th, 2018 Campement Le Lamantin

Amazing. Quiet beach with lovely people and food. Rooms are spacious, clean and are equipped with mosquito nets. The place is new, and plumbing isn't finished yet so we had bucket showers. Day excursions are available and the tree climb was spectacular! It's possible to spot manatees and dolphins here. We were able to drive here with a fully loaded heavy bike and two people.


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