Trip Start Sep 29, 2010
159Trip End Nov 29, 2011
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But of course this enormous tangle is not continuous, and the world's insatiable desire for all things palm-oil is laid evident here in the ordered straight lines of mile upon mile of palm plantations.
There is still plenty of the more interesting jungle left though thankfully, and we stayed in the midst of it, in a self-catered apartment which cost the extortionate rate of CFA15,000 (£20) per night for the four of us (Scott, Roger and the injured Rob). Wow, what a place. Kitchen, bathroom, lounge, veranda, garden and onsite security guard, all surrounded by screeching jungle and gorgeous beaches and lagoons just 100m away. Just the kind of place to rest up for a few days...