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We can't wait to drive into the Sierra Leone capital again, it's always a fantastic experience as this photo from passenger Nicky Luescher shows! #Unite4WestAfrica #Overlanding #Adventure #Travel #TTOT  
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To see some of the best sites in West Africa we sometimes have to travel well off the beaten track. Thankfully Aminah our overland truck is well up to the job! Great photo from Sascha Heeney taken on our Dakar to Freetown trip #Unite4WestAfrica #Overland #Adventure #Travel #RoundtheWorld #Africa #Tourism #TTOT
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Hi Mike Massa, we see thousands of this model of Mercedes Benz throughout West Africa. Our truck is a 1617NG with an OM366a engine. Once Europe moved on from this NG model, most of them were exported to Africa, so they are literally everywhere and spare parts are easily available. The beauty of this generation of trucks is that they are not burdened with unnecessary electrics unlike the later generation (Actros, Atego, Axor etc) so much less potential for things to go wrong.
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#Tourism in #Senegal just had a massive boost with the announcement that tourist visas will be abolished and the tax on airfares to the country will be halved. We can't wait to get back there and help boost the visitor numbers once again! Photo from passenger Wilna Wilkinson as our Dakar to Freetown group enjoyed a day out on the river Casamance #Unite4WestAfrica #Adventure #Travel #TTOT #RoundtheWorld
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We're so pleased to have been listed as one of the few operators offering trips throughout West Africa in this latest article from Arik Wings magazine. Many thanks to Larissa Clark for including our trips in this great article promoting tourism in the region. Read the full article via the comments below #Unite4WestAfrica #Adventure #Travel #Tourism #TTOT
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Read the full article here: www.arikwings.com/west-africa-united/
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Waking up to a beautiful village scene in the west of Ivory Coast, it truly is a stunning setting with the mountains and forest surrounding the traditional houses! #Overlanding #Adventure #Travel #Unite4WestAfrica #Tourism #TTOT #LP
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The situation in Liberia started to improve around late January, and since then we have been watching the number of days gradually increase without any new infections. Today, Liberia hit the magic 42 days mark without recording any new Ebola cases, therefore meaning the country is now officially Ebola free!

Congratulations to Liberia, its people, and all the professionals who played a role in helping bring an end to this awful outbreak in the country. We hope #SierraLeone and #Guinea won't be too far behind also, the signs in both of these countries are very promising too! ‬ (Photo from Aurelie Marrier d'Un)  #Unite4WestAfrica #Travel
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It's official, we're taking bookings for our trips in late 2015/early 2016! After a very tough year for some of the countries in West Africa the situation is now much improved, so it's time to run trips through the region we know and love so much again! Come join us for the adventure as we journey through West Africa and take in some of the most incredible cultures, landscapes, and people anywhere in all of Africa. Some of our trips already have limited availability so book now to avoid disappointment! ‪#Unite4WestAfrica 
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You white people are the devil

You love to exploit black people

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Many thanks for all the enquiries over the past few weeks and months, we're going to start taking bookings for our trips in late 2015/early 2016 in the next 2 weeks! Not long to go before we'll be visiting beautiful waterfalls like this set in the Fouta Djalon highlands of #Guinea again! #Unite4WestAfrica #Overlanding #Adventure #Travel #Tourism #RoundtheWorld
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It's a beautiful photo Patrick! I never actually got to the top, only trekked to the base. Hopefully next time! #Unite4WestAfrica  
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The Forest region of #Guinea is a tough drive in places but an incredibly beautiful one! #Overlanding #Adventure #Travel #Tourism #WestAfrica #Africa #TTOT  
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Thanks, hopefully Ebola disappears!
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A beautiful sunset over the striking homes of the Tammari people in Benin, who are famous for building these incredible two-story fortified huts known as 'Tata Somba'. There are also examples of these homes in Togo and the area is classified as a Heritage Site by UNESCO. We can't wait to be back there later this year! Photo from Toni Espadas #Unite4WestAfrica #Adventure #Travel #Togo #Benin #Africa #Tourism  
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The beaches around #Monrovia and a group of fishermen haul in their nets for the day. Great teamwork and a great photo from passenger Sascha Heeney taken on our Freetown to Accra trip last year.

The situation in #Liberia is now much improved. There has not been a single confirmed new case for the past 11 days, and there are currently no confirmed cases left in the entire country. Fingers crossed! #Unite4WestAfrica #Adventure #Travel #TTOT #LP
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yes, I hope so, it would be wonderful then ☺
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Overland Trip Leaders/Drivers/Mechanics
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Taking people to the more challenging destinations in West Africa in our custom built overland truck
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  • Overlanding West Africa
    2010 - present
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Piaqua, Crowcroft Road, Nedging Tye, Ipswich, IP7 7HR, UK
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Exploratory overland adventure trips in West Africa
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Overlanding West Africa is a tour company specialising in overland adventure trips in West Africa. Please visit www.overlandingwestafrica.com for more information.
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We run five trips a year in West Africa: 1. Dakar to Freetown 2. Freetown to Ouagadougou (inc Liberia) 3. Ouagadougou to Accra 4. Accra to Freetown 5. Freetown to Dakar.. So if you are interested in travelling through Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, and Ghana, then get intouch with us via our website
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