left Monrovia around 11:30 PM headed to
Careysburg to pick up a friend. At 1:30
AM, with everyone on board, we started
the journey that would take us past Todee,
BWI, Kakata, Weala, Salala, Totota, Zanzuen,
Gbondoi, Gbatala, CARI, Cuttington, Gbarnga,
Palala, Dukia, Nenbien, Wrenlah, Gbeddin,
Sanniquellie, Zolowe, Swallow Lightpole,
Flompa, Wuos Town into Yekepa.
the most part, the road was pretty good,
as compared to the Bassa and Lofa roads.
Although the road is paved until you pass
Gbarnga, there are many pot holes and
eroded pavements, with all the conditions
for a bumpy ride. The
paving picks up again in Ganta, Sanniquellie
and Yekepa, however, the road between
these cities is not pave.
is no light after you pass Red Light in
Monrovia. There were few spots of lights
in Mount Barclay, Careysburg and Kakata.
Fendall, to my pleasant surprise, which
is currently undergoing construction of
a new campus by the Chinese, was brightly
lit. We did not see light again until
we neared Gbarnga at the Bangladeshi Camp.
The only light came from our headlights
and an occasional passing truck.