Travel Blogs from Lubango
Went to Soyo to put on some isolation on some oilpipes,so this a is pure working-trip.
But realy....no one goes to Angole for wekation i think,not the most plesant place i been to but
its ok if you use your head and dont put your self in a dangerus position.
Beside that its just jungel and nothing to explore so its not mutch i can say about the place.
... tarmac. We by-passed Luanda. We saw plenty of Chinese working on the roads and bridges - the 21st century version of the 'Scramble for Africa' involves not European countries, but Chinese companies. We saw another rusted out tank. We bushcamped on a farm, on cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
18th March We had a huge storm overnight, which turned the clay of the camp into slippy mud. Exiting, the truck bogged ...
... be found so just enjoy the bike on the open road and stop whinging... See wasn't so hard! Tommy continues to ride with us and so we aimed for Cahama (hotel sign on the map!) I'm secretly hoping for some wild camping (for the adventure!) We arrived and lo and behold no camping so we divide up and collect some supplies (some ...
... whole crowd of people boarding buses to Benguela and Lubango. I got a fright when I was told that there were no buses until tomorrow. Aiuka had gone and I was stranded. At the last minute, the sold me a ticket for a 7
o’clock bus they told me to board the bus which left less than a minute after I boarded.
So, the slingshot was released. I slept a little but not for long. The coach was packed and noisy. At dawn we passed ...
... in the mud. A big lorry sorted that out.
And that was about it really. The scenery was marvellous at times; very mountainous is central Angola and beautiful coastline too.
We arrived at Lubango at around 10pm, 15 hours after leaving Luanda. These tortuously long journeys, often on appalling roads and in cramped vehicles, are difficult to tolerate one after the ...