All over Africa, brightly painted trucks with overt religious messages (like Get out of my Life, Satan on this one) trundle up and down the roads carrying food, animals and products to the markets. Incredibly reliable for the rough roads and the age of the vehicles, their colour complement the exceptional colours of the clothing and jewellery. The trucks (including this one) were a great source of rides traversing Africa from town to town, north to south and a great chance to meet a wide variety of folks travelling to market, visiting a neighbouring village or crossing a border to work.



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My name is Mark and I’m a keen traveller. In fact, over the last 25 years, I’ve travelled to every continent and over 80 countries. This blog is about the most memorable destinations – the places I regard as the travel wonders of the world. I’m also a keen photographer, and have taken nearly all the photos you’ll see. During my travels, I’ve met some incredible people, seen inspiring places, viewed extraordinary wildlife and scenery and had some amazing experiences, and I’m writing these stories not only to entertain but primarily to inspire others to discover their own travel wonders.
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