Pelumi Nubi: Nigerian Woman set to solo drive from London to Nigeria

Pelumi Nubi: Nigerian Woman set to solo drive from London to Nigeria: Pelumi Nubi, a Nigerian tourist living in the UK, is planning a solo car trip from London to Lagos, Nigeria. if

Recall that, Mr. Adeyanju traveled 41 days from London to Lagos in order to collect money for the fight against polio in Nigeria.

The 44-year-old became the first Nigerian to achieve the feat after leaving London on April 19, 2023, and arriving in Lagos after traveling over 13,000 kilometers (8,000 miles) over 13 countries.

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Travel content producer Pelumi Nubi, who has traveled to 80 countries, shared on her Instagram page the news of her most recent endeavor.

Nubi says she’s taking on this challenge to push the boundaries of what’s possible and to inspire other black women and other female travelers who are traveling alone.

Pelumi Nubi: Nigerian Woman set to solo drive from London to Nigeria
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In two months, she intends to see 17 nations, stopping at every city and scenery along the way. She leaves England and travels across Morocco, France, Spain, and the huge West Sahara Desert. After that, she would pass via Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, and Benin before reaching Lagos.

The journey is scheduled to start on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, and terminate at the end of March.

The adventure budget was referred to by the 29-year-old traveler as “a big investment after a year of planning and saving.”
Nubi disclosed in her podcast interview that the whole cost of the journey, including lodging, fuel, and other necessities, will be between $15,000 and $20,000.

“Truthfully , you’re never 100% ready for something this massive. My approach? Set a date, and just go for it. Some days I am filled with so much excitement other days not so much!” she added

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