The Islamic Fulani and non-Muslim Kirdi
people live in villages of stone-and-thatch huts, which
are camouflaged against a backdrop of pinnacles and
volcano craters. We will trek through these tribal areas
of the Roumsiki Mountains.
We leave the northern savannah lands and
head south into steaming jungles. Cameroon has amazing
tropical rainforest (used in the set for Greystoke,
The Tarzan movie). Our progress here will be slow: mud
holes, obstacles, and poor dirt roads enliven our trip
through the jungle.
After the jungle we relax for a short
time on the Atlantic coast before climbing to the top
of Mt Cameroon. The climb to the summit should take
two days. Then we drive to Douala for a much needed