Video: Getting Stuck in Franceville

Editing this video from Gabon some 6 months later makes me see how rough of shape I actually was during this stretch of Africa.  I talked quite a bit about the fact that loneliness was starting to hit me pretty hard by the time I got here, but here you can actually see it.  Sure, part of it is the fact that I was exerting a lot of effort in Africa, and part of it was that I wasn’t eating the best foods, but a huge factor was the fact that I was always eating alone, and sometimes it’s just hard to sit down for a proper meal if you’re always by yourself.

Anyways, this is the video from the time I got stuck in Franceville, Gabon waiting for my trusted scooter Anne Murray to meet me on the train.  I was told it would only take a day or two, but in the end it took me nearly a week to get her.  Stay tuned for future episodes as I start to creep into the Congo.

Author: Brendan van Son

Author: I am a travel writer and photographer from Alberta, Canada. Over my years as a travel photographer, I have visited 6 of the 7 continents and more countries than I have any desire to count. If you want to improve your skills, be sure to check out my travel photography channel on Youtube . Also, check out my profile on . to learn a little bit more about me and my work.

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