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Traveller’s Log: Cruising West Africa with Gary Arndt

Get a sense of what the West Africa Cruise is like in the daily journals of Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he shares his recollections of the region and...

by Amanda Moss Posted on 26 June 2014

Join Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he travels up the coast of West Africa on G Adventures' very own MS Expedition. We'll be sharing a collection of his posts each week. Tune in to find out what this adventure of a lifetime is like first hand from Gary.


Rich with history, culture, and wildlife, Western Africa is a compelling part of the world. But there are some details an itinerary just doesn’t cover, like what to do when your laptop cable splits apart, or what kind of travellers you’re going to meet along the way.

Get a sense of what this incredible part of the world is like in the daily journals of Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he shares his recollections of the region, life aboard the Expedition, a passionate search for fossilized plants, experiences at local orphanages, and tall tales from the crew.

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt Conclusion

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt Week 4

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt Week 3

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt Week 2

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt Week 1

Children from school in Pointe Noire gather to visit and perform

MS Expedition going through the water

The MS Expedition