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Slippin and Sipi

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While waiting to be visafied by the Egyptians I have really being enjoying my time in Uganda , exploring Jinja and taking a side trip up to Sipi Falls , which border the Mt Elgon National Park very close to the Kenyan…

Congo Brazza & Kinshasa part2/2 (VIDEO)

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  [GR] Μέχρι να στρωθώ και να γράψω δυο κουβέντες για την απίστευτη εμπειρία που έζησα στα δύο Κονγκά, ρίξτε μια ματιά στο δεύτερο βιντεάκι για να πάρετε μια γεύση. Περισσότερες πληροφορίες, νέα και φωτογραφίες από το ταξίδι μπορείτε να…

Speke of the Source

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Today a little calmer than yesterday as I went in search of the source of the Nile , I thought it appropriate as I am making my way to the end where she finds the Mediterranean and will travel through all…

Fish Eagles and Fireflies

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The ride down to Jinja was a lot more fun taking the more scenic and rural route , that Parky recommended  , a little longer but one  passes through beautiful tea plantations , village markets and lush greenery . I was feeling a little off colour…

Minaret views of Kampala

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Lazy Sundays , for some means sport , a sleep in , a long lunch , a afternoon nap , movies , mall or a late afternoon drive , my Sunday involved exploring Kampala while everybody was in church or doing…

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,…

Nairobi – Jungle Junction

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We have been carrying US$ for the purpose of crossing African borders as often the visa fees need to be paid in dollars. However we have found a problem in that the cashiers have been refusing to accept some of…

Much a done in a day

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I set off early , worried about the condition of the roads after the rainy days . Not knowing how long it would take me to get to the gate to exit the park was the main driver for up and…

A day in the Serengeti

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After a peaceful start to the morning we braved the melee of people coming in and out of the park gate and headed north towards the border with Kenya. We’ve been thinking about the financials of the Serengeti. Everyone who…

Wild camp in the Serengeti

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We woke in the Simba campsite to find ourselves covered in a blanket of cloud. Hard to believe we are in Africa – we’ve had to get our down jackets out against the cold! After breakfast we followed the crater…

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…

After Paradise

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We left Paradise camp in time to reach the Ngorongoro Crater National Park in the Serengeti. Getting passes to enter the park is a little confusing! First you have to deposit a cash payment, in either US Dollars or Tanzanian…

Paradise Found

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After late leaving Singida we headed north towards the Ngorongoro Crater Park and the Serengeti. There were few campsites or places to stay marked along our route but we had information that there was a campsite called Paradise. It sounded…

Durban -> Knysna (The Car Arrives!)

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Durban was a crucial tipping point in our trip. We flew in from Cape Town to get our Land Rover Discovery cleared at the port and to finally get behind the wheel and start. Even though we wanted to officially…

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…

The Long and Dusty Road – Tanzania

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As we entered Tanzania from Malawi to the south some immediate changes were obvious. Colder and raining the people were huddled up in jackets and many were carrying umbrellas until we rose and passed over 2,000 metres in height. As…

Sweating in the rain

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My morning ride took me up to Fort Portal via Kasese , which was a very good road , the detour down to Kibale National park is around 33 kilometres and is on what Ugandans refer to as a murram…

Congo Brazzaville & Kinshasa part01 (VIDEO)

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Μέχρι να στρωθώ και να γράψω δυο κουβέντες για την απίστευτη εμπειρία που είχα στα δύο Κονγκά, ρίξτε μια ματιά στο βιντεάκι για να πάρετε μια πρώτη γεύση. Και αυτό το βίντεο το αφιερώνω στην Ελληνική Κοινότητα στο Λουμπουμπάσι για την…

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’…

Off to visit the Queen

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Todays ride up to Queen Elizabeth park was meant to be a short one with only 230 kilometres to get to my over night stop . I thought I would get in around lunch time and then spend the afternoon…

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…