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Corner of Hope

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 Our time has come to an end in Kenya. We have stayed in the most wonderful places, with thanks to the Henleys, Andrews and Brooks for allowing us to be part of their lives and see sunsets in different…

De rook die dondert

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Ze zijn niet de hoogste ter wereld en ook niet de langste, maar ze zijn wel de grootste ter wereld: de Victoriawatervallen. Op de grens tussen Zambia en Zimbabwe valt de rivier de Zambezi over een breedte van ruim 1700…

Absorbing Shocks

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In French we say that only idiots don’t change their minds, so Emma and I must be this generation’s Einsteins because not one of our plans has lasted more than 6 hours recently… In Addis, we were strongly advised not…

Geheim van Afrika

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We liggen in Lilongwe in ons tentje en horen de wekker dringend zoemen. De stad om ons heen is al een poosje ontwaakt. Vrachtwagens rijden af en aan en taxi’s toeteren naar mogelijke klanten. Met oordopjes hadden we geprobeerd het…

Op je luie haidewiets

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Na ons onderwater avontuur stappen we niet direct op de motor. We hebben gehoord over Likoma, een prachtig eiland in Lake Malawi. Een tropische bestemming met een camping op het strand, ligstoelen aan de waterkant en diners onder de sterrenhemel.…

Malawi, boven èn onder water

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De grensovergang tussen Tanzania en Malawi kost niet veel tijd en is misschien wel de snelste tot nu toe. Fijn, want zo hebben we na de vertraging van die ochtend (vanwege de bekeuring), nog genoeg tijd om door te rijden…

Walking the Nile with Levison Wood

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Notes below were taken from Leek News – more photographs can be found on Facebook and Twitter Captain Lev Wood will walk the NileFull Credit and Photos Go to Cheadle and Post Times posted 28 November 2013 Crocodiles, land…

The pope is waving at me!

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Trigger-happy with a lasergun I’m driving through southern Tanzania, and it’s pretty relaxed. Apart from the odd unexpected pothole to keep you alert, the road is reasonable to good. There’s a speed limit of 50 for the villages, and there…

In search of Livingstone

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From north to south, from east to west, clockwise or a ‘figure of eight’, there are a hundred and one ways to travel through Africa. Despite all these different ways, many overlanders take similar routes. Routes along the highlights of…

Hunting Hyenas

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There seems to be a pattern that’s developed over the course of the past few months and it goes something like this. We make a plan. Some part of that plan (usually Sid) breaks down and so we pop the…

Hookey’s Adventure

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After the long descent from the top of the escarpment down into South Luangwa National Park it was a relief to come across the very remote northern park entry gate. We pulled up in a cloud of dust surrounded by…

Stay Eat Do in Malawi

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 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…

Zambia

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Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες απ’ τη Lusaka! Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες απ’ το Livingstone!Πως περνά έτσι ο καιρός εδώ στην Αφρική, ακόμα δεν μπορώ να το χωνέψω! Πριν λίγες μέρες γύρισα…

TRIP 3 – Masasi to Dar es Salaam

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20/08/2014 Today I woke up at 4:30 and at 5:30 I was on the bike ready to ride. The village was already full of life. the fire was burning in each hut or house, the smoke was quietly laying on…

TRIP 3 – Guludo Lodge

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16, 17, 18 Aug 2014 Guludo lodge is one of those places where you want to be with your partner. It is a lodge managed by locals, with the support of one European, in a pristine place. There are not…

Blue Nile Gorge

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This morning started with an unscheduled delay while we investigated some more mechanical problems: the clutch not engaging properly, which has been happening since we left Nairobi, and a new noise (road speed linked clacking) that started yesterday, which may…

Beach break ….

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Day 103 – S: I fell asleep, fully clothed, as soon as I lay on the bed. L: That was 8pm, but I woke him up to get him to get unchanged, but the rest of the night we were…

Road Improvements

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The roadworks continued. This really is a massive road building programme all the way from central Kenya. The new road is being forged through villages all along the way, almost certainly displacing some families from their homes and businesses along…

Sights & Sounds of Ethiopia

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Before we left camp this morning Paul secured the water reservoir with cable ties but decided not to remove he broken turret on the promise of ‘good tar all the way to Addis’. The crossing into Ethiopia this morning took…

Mombasa bound ……

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Day 101 – L: Oh no, what happened, the blow-up mattress is flat – not the best way to wake up, tee hee. We had breakfast and chatted to Phil from Germany and Cotra from Estonia, both of whom are…