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Stamps and Signatures

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I find myself in the back of an old and battered Peugeot 504. The driver has been helping us plough through all the Arabic paperwork and directing us to countless offices, all spread through town and the harbor area.The second…

It’s green and it is….

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Singing along to ´it´s raining men´ by the weather girls and other 90´s classics, we were very happy to be back on the road again after our admin stopover in Kampala. Since our last blog post, we’ve driven quite some…

Awesome!

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“You have to quit your journey and go back to South Africa!” Is what we’re told at the ethiopian embassy… WHAT? We are ladies on a mission, challenge accepted! After a couple of nights between vulcanoes and at the beautiful…

Visit – OnCall Africa

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Visit – On call Africa, Zambia What: Mobile clinic Where: Livingstone region, Zambia When: 05-06-2012 till 09-06-2012 In Zambia we met Mattea and David Clark, who are two young and ambitious medical doctors from the United Kingdom. They have taken…

Visit – Global outreach

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Wat:               NGO Waar:             Iringa, Tanzania Wanneer:      02-07-2012 Onze eerste stop in Tanzania is bij Miraji, een ‘oude’ vriend die ik een aantal jaar geleden heb leren kennen via mijn neef in Nederland. Na een hartelijk welkom bij zijn familie, een…

Visit – Kaziwiziwi Dam

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What:               Dam providing energy to charcoal mine Where:             Rumphi Phoka, Malawi When:              26-06-2012 After a night of camping in the wild, we make a cup of coffee alongside the track, enjoying the amazing views of the Malawi inland. A car…

Blog – Can I have a meeting with your drivers license please?

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Driving your own vehicle on African roads is an experience in itself. The stunning off-road tracks are an adventure. We really enjoy playing with our Willem and driving through deserted places exploring the inlands.Although some of the roads indicated on…

Blog – 6308 km on the road

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Leaving all the lovely people, old and new memories in Gaborone behind us, we find ourselves on the road again. The main roads in Botswana are well kept so far and we’re enjoying touring together listening to some good music.…

Housewarming!

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Monday 14th of may 2012 was a special day for our Willem, he received his passport (carnet de passage) and can now safely escort us through Egypt. In addition, we styled him inside and our lovely curtains are up. Time…

Blog – Foretaste

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“And through it all she offers me protection, A lot of love and affection, Whether I’m right or wrong” Singing hard,Robbie will help me through the 600km from Fish River Canyon to Windhoek. Windows open and the wind in mij…

Blog – Cape Argus

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“You can do it” a well built African women is cheering for me. There I go, in my ‘Women on Wheels shirt ” on a borrowed mountain bike that is way too big for me and has those proper mountain…

Blog – Threesome complete!F

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Saying goodbye is part of accepting new challenges and adventures. But why is it so difficult to learn these things … ”Why am I so stupid to leave all those lovely people behind” I ask myself just after going through Customs. With bloodshot eyes I flee into the toilets. When I get out of the bathroom I get myself…

Back to school…

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In preparation of our trip, I’m learning so much about things I didn’t know anything about. The most wonderful thing I’ve learned so far is once again how fortunate we actually are with so many lovely people around us who…

Blog – Happy New Year!

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Happy new year to you all! Wishing you all lots of love and adventures for the new year. After testing our 4×4 skills and finding out what Willem is capable of on the Matroosberg 4×4 track a couple of weeks ago, it was…