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La Paz Bolivia

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Leaving Copacabana we headed the 143 km to La Paz. The views of Lake Titicaca and the snow coverd peaks of the Andes were awesome. The first step was to go 30 km to Tiquina where you need to get…

Wet and waiting …….

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Day 80 – 80 days!!! Wow. L: We slept in as there was no noise and it was pretty chilly. We left for our breakfast and the hotel seems a bit busier now. After breakfast Steve asked at reception if…

History, her story ……….

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Day 78 – S: We were happy to see that the visa application left last night from Nairobi and even happier to discover that it was signed for in Johannesburg at the visa service company at 8am, things are moving.…

More from Boquete

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We wrapped up our last week in Boquete with more hiking and birds, then packed up the van once again to head back to Costa Rica. Some friends and family will be visiting us there, and we’re very much looking…

Stalled again ……….

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Day 76 – L: Things were going so well in our little bungalow until this morning – now there is no warm water and the toilet doesn’t flush……. Steve got a key for another suite in the hotel and we…

Video for Crowd Funding Support

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To help us with the more immediate and heavily felt cost of a Carnet de Passage en Douane for Mulungu, we have decided to ask for the crowd’s support… Our Indiegogo campaign will help us directly with the costs of this adventure,…

Burundi en noord Tanzania

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Burundi Voor Burundi hebben we een doorreisvisum. Dat betekent dat we in drie dagen weer het land uit moeten zijn. De grensovergang is de snelste die we sinds Europa meegemaakt hebben: in een half uur zijn we erdoor. Burundi heeft…

Roadwork Rodeo …….

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Day 74 – Happy birthday to Peter and Stuart B.T. – Have a good time XX L: It was a treat to have a perfectly quiet and fairly dark room S: and a king-size bed that for the first time,…

Zim to Zam

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Leaving Nata was nothing but a relief. After four days of peri-peri chicken for lunch and dinner, relentless SKY news updates and periodic calls to Kenny, our saviour/mechanic, we were finally back on the road, a week to the hour…

Out of Nairobi …….

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Day 70 – S: Off to breakfast and later a farewell to Clive and Ann. L: We have been chatting with quite a few of the visitors, Ryan, Wesley and a few Danish guys, Louise, Stella etc so we have…

Let’s get moving! ……

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Day 68 – Happy Birthday, Kate ;-)) Warning, this is a birdie issue as we wait for our visas. S: Sunday today so we had decided to find the nearest Baptist Church. I researched and found where the Nairobi Baptist…

Preparation And Shakedown

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Thank you so much to UBITRAC for the amazing mobile tracker device they have provided us for you lovely lot to be able to follow our day to day progress as we drive firstly from Scotland to Dorset, and then…

Taking a rain check …..

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Day 66 – S: It rained all night. It had been raining when we went to bed, we had been concerned that the ground tent would not be waterproof as we had never used it in the rain, but our…

First year’s finances

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First a warning to friends and family, who constitute the majority of our readers. You might want to stop now, there won’t be any pretty pictures of birds or cute pictures of Quinn. This is just a breakdown of how…

The Bogging

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A year ago Hookey and I sat freezing in front of the wood fire at his little place on the Delatite river, wondering what to do with 2014. We hatched the Africa Plan with only the vaguest sense of ‘planning’…

Botswana – Pre Bogging

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Botwana is not the place for spontaneity. Committing to an itinerary weeks ahead is not part of our ritual but was absolutely necessary here. Especially during the South African school holidays when campsites that charge $50US a head and don’t…

6th country – Kenya …….

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Day 60 – L: Rise and shine. We both slept pretty well and it was difficult to get up so early as the bed was really comfortable, though two singles, which we pushed together. Steve had used the mozzie net,…

Rwanda

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Rwanda Rwanda is een bijzonder,  in sommige opzichten haast een onafrikaans land. De wegen zijn goed,  bijna nergens ligt rommel,  het openbaar groen is verzorgd en overal zien we veldjes waarop mannen en vrouwen met elementair gereedschap aan het werk…

Serengeti splendour …….

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Day 55 – L: So that was a surprise……a good night’s sleep and warm showers even with the camp full of the young Brits. What a pleasure. I was so impressed with the cleanliness in the bathrooms and the grounds…