Flight Challenge

By Willow Willpower

In nowhere land…

What did I say in Faya? That it would be isolated and be the “real desert life”. Well, I haven’t been to Aguellal. Also famous of being in the “middle of nothing” – and this says everything. There is nothing, nothing other than sand, sand and – yes, you guess it – sand! It’s unbelievable…

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By Willow Willpower

Greener Mission

After the real desert life we returned to N’Djamena to charge the Casa CN135 for a new mission. This time we fly to a greener region of Niger. I can see lots of animals from above. Dromedares, goats, cows and I see also nomades. Then we arrive in Diffa, a town of around 56.000 inhabitants….

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By Willow Willpower

Stormy arrival…

“…prepare for what?” I just wanted to say when I saw a monstrous grey thing heading towards our plane. “Keep calm, Willow!”, says Anaïs. “And hold on tight. It will be like a gigantic Roller Coaster ride!” And then we are in the middle of a rumbling storm. It’s suddenly dark as the night and…

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