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Autofahren in Afrika

Ob Teer, Schotter oder Wellblech – Autofahren in Afrika ist ein Abenteuer. Über 25.000 Kilometer sind wir bereits auf den Straßen des südlichen und östlichen Afrikas gefahren. Hier findet ihr unsere Tipps von Allrad bis Wartung, von Botswana bis Uganda. Wenn wir...

Durch den Norden von Malawi

Malawi bietet eine reizvolle Mischung aus wundervollen Bergregionen, quirligen Städten und dem unvergleichlichen Malawisee. Das Reisen ist entspannt, weil sich überall fantastische Campingplätze finden lassen. Für uns war es die zweite Reise nach Malawi. Beim ersten...

Southern African trip reports.

In response to some requests I have collated the URLs of various earlier Southern African trip reports I have posted on the 4×4 Community Forum. I hope this is not considered immodest but I hope this easy access will help others in their research. This forum is...
Amazon Delta

Amazon Delta

You can’t just drive across the Amazon Delta you know… you’d get a bit wet. Cuthbert earned his ‘Water-fording Proficiency’ badge reaching the Lençóis Maranhenses but this time we need to put him on a barge which zig-zags over 38 hours between the mangroves and...
Lake Nakuru National Park – Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park – Kenya

  Lake Nakuru National Park Camouflaged Buffalo Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1754 m above sea level and is protected by an area of 188 km2. Nakuru town in the distance Created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town. It...
Madagascar, Who Knew??

Madagascar, Who Knew??

So many beautiful sunsets in Nosy Be. We came to Madagascar with few expectations, in large part because we knew so little about the country. As we planned for our Africa trip, we did try to learn about Africa. We read books and blogs, watched videos from other...
Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

After visiting an amazing coffee farm, Maggie and the team highly caffeinated and suitably pumped and keen to visit one of Tanzania’s national parks. We were quickly aware of the reality that this might not happen after visiting the park gates of the Ngorongoro...
Zanzibar: fish markets, forests and beaches

Zanzibar: fish markets, forests and beaches

Maggie and the team were up for some chilled lounging on the beach after our trip to Ruaha National Park, and so left the road behind and headed to Zanzibar. Zanzibar is a an island off the coast of Tanzania, in the Indian Ocean, 50 km off the coast of the mainland....