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Stay Eat Do in Malawi

Stay Eat Do in Malawi

  CHITIMBA TO STAY AND EAT: Chitimba Camp is one of the only real camps for a stop on the road between the middle and north of Lake Malawi. It’s positioned slightly back from the lake and has a grass camping area as well as basic huts for rent. The bar and...
Kenya to Cape Town

Kenya to Cape Town

Ever wanted to do something so bad you’ll go to stupid lengths to get it done… well that just about sums up this trip. Heading south from Kenya to Cape Town in a Beast of a Land Cruiser, this is my journey. Ten leaving dos, tragic circumstances, engine repairs, convoy...
Route Through Zambia

Route Through Zambia

A Chipata / Mchinji Border to B Chipata – 20kms, half an hour with the border, easy driving and good tar   – read about this section here B/D Chipata to C South Luangwa – 160kms, 2.5 hours, this road used to be awful but they have tarred most of it...
Eat Stay Do in Zambia

Eat Stay Do in Zambia

CHIPATA TO STAY AND EAT: On the way from Zambia to South Luangwa National Park, I stayed at Mama Rulas camp. It’s perfectly positioned for an early morning launch into the park and the newly tarred road makes the journey fairly quick and painless. The park fees...
Route Through Malawi

Route Through Malawi

Here is the route of my trip from the Tanzania/Malawi Songwe Border through Malawi to Mchinji/Chipata Boder with Zambia: A Songwe Border to B Chitimba Camp – 135kms, this is perfect tar but driving is limited at 80kms per hour and often slower due to the number...
Living off Mangoes – Central Malawi

Living off Mangoes – Central Malawi

Facebook has all the photos for this part of the trip – click here to have a look. Nkhata Bay, Malawi 2nd – 4th December 2013 After agreeing to transport one oversized mama Malaiwan traffic cop who had requested transportation to Rumphi, I scrambled to...
Camp Drama – Chitimba, Malawi

Camp Drama – Chitimba, Malawi

Facebook has all the photos for this part of the trip – click here to have a look. Chitimba Camp, Malawi 28th – 29th November 2013 Squeezing the Beast in between the hundreds of trucks jostling for space in the Songwe border, I eventually found a place to...
Route Through Tanzania

Route Through Tanzania

Here is the route of my trip from Arusha across to Lake Tanganyika and down to Malawi (you can move the map around by clicking and holding) Nairobi (blue) to Arusha (red) – 170 miles (5 hours, great road, border crossing easy) Arusha to Tabora (green) –...
Stay Eat Do in Tanzania

Stay Eat Do in Tanzania

ARUSHA TO STAY: We stayed in Masai Camp on the outskirts of Arusha on the Overlanding trip with Absoulte Africa – it’s a place to pop up your tent but is nothing special. See Lonely Planet’s write up here. TO EAT: Can’t fault the Blue Heron, we...
Tanzania Roadtrip Video

Tanzania Roadtrip Video

Journeying through Tanzania was all too brief and I have no doubt I will be back to explore this incredible country in more depth. Descending into the Ngorongoro Crater, where I would witness one of earth’s most unique ecosystems, was beyond extraordinary. The...
Kenya Roadtrip Video

Kenya Roadtrip Video

Just a snapshot of the wonderful things I got to do and see on my journey through Kenya – most of this was filmed from the dashboard with my iphone 4 – next time I’ll take a camera crew! Filed under: Kenya, Videos Tagged: Africa, Amboseli, Diani,...
Stay Eat Do in Kenya

Stay Eat Do in Kenya

DIANI BEACH TO DO:  Try kitesurfing, surfing and stand up paddle boarding with H2O Extreme the only reputable water sports centre in Diani. Operated from the Kenyaways Kite Village, the instructors are very knowledgeable and have you up and going before you know it! I...
Diani Days, Kenya

Diani Days, Kenya

Kenyan Coast 14th October – 14th November 2014 Che Shale, North Coast – Kenya Following my little jaunt around Tanzania, I flew from Nairobi to Malindi to meet up with Boris for a short holiday on the North Coast. Boris had been on a week long fishing expedition with...