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The Peace Academy

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Kort daarvoor probeerde hij ons al middels groot licht iets duidelijk te maken, maar nu rijdt de chauffeur van de witte Toyota ons hoofdschuddend voorbij. Met zijn hand uit het raam laat hij zijn wijsvinger rondjes draaien in de lucht;…
It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet for you to whet the appetite: “We drove south to M’Hamid for an unquestionably touristy … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/its-here-the-book-is-here/">Continue reading »</a></p>

It’s here, the book is here!

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It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet…

2 vingers in de lucht!

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We hebben moeite het paradijselijke Kipili achter ons te laten. Als we ons na een week weten los te rukken uit een ritme van luieren, lezen, zwemmen, zonnen, duiken, slapen en héél lekker eten ligt er flink stuk ruraal Tanzania…
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Faces of Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is a country with over 80 nations and cultures. Naturally, these differences are mirrored in the faces of the people you meet on the road. We think that Ethiopians are extremely beautiful … actually, Anouk complained about her “pink”…

The Rainy Season, I Presume?

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Het is half zeven in de ochtend. We zijn al ruim drie kwartier wakker, onze ‘watchman’ voor de nacht meldde zich rond kwart voor zes onder aan ons laddertje om te vertellen dat hij er nog steeds is. Gelukkig. Daar…
10 jan 2015 Langano lake to Addis In the morning I get me bags half dried and I start packing. Then we ave a comic scene with the “manager” of the lodge that has some difficulty with arithmetic and also charged us with additional costs due to VAT and taxes not included in the price …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1550&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Langano lake to Addis

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10 jan 2015 Langano lake to Addis In the morning I get me bags half dried and I start packing. Then we ave a comic scene with the “manager” of the lodge that has some difficulty with arithmetic and also…
09 jan 2015 Still at Langano lake Today we relax at the lodge. We go out Kayaking and I try some fishing using my spinning fishing rod that I am carrying all over Africa without catching anything… Also today I don’t catch anything but sun! I am so impressed about the result of the pants …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1548&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Langano lake

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09 jan 2015 Still at Langano lake Today we relax at the lodge. We go out Kayaking and I try some fishing using my spinning fishing rod that I am carrying all over Africa without catching anything… Also today I…
08 jan 2015 Bale to Langano lake The plan today is to leave the Bale Mountains and get to Langano make, one of the few bilharzia and crocs free lakes in Ethiopia. We get ready to leave, clothes on, helmet fastened etc… and my bike doesn’t start! F…k! We have to unpack the bike again, …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1546&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Bale to Langano lake

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08 jan 2015 Bale to Langano lake The plan today is to leave the Bale Mountains and get to Langano make, one of the few bilharzia and crocs free lakes in Ethiopia. We get ready to leave, clothes on, helmet…
07 jan 2015 As agreed last night, we visit the Bale Mountains with Daniele and Patrizia. Amazing mountains… The landscape changes with the altitude passing from forest to a desolated and low vegetation rocky landscape at 4000m. There are several “alpine” lakes and several endemic plants. We reach the high point at 4200m and then …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1544&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Bale Mountains

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07 jan 2015 As agreed last night, we visit the Bale Mountains with Daniele and Patrizia. Amazing mountains… The landscape changes with the altitude passing from forest to a desolated and low vegetation rocky landscape at 4000m. There are several…
6 January 2014 Arba Minch to Dinsho, 444 km After a nice Ethiopian breakfast, we leave the hotel and start the ride toward the Bale Mountains. We will head North an then East to start the ascent to Dinsho. Once again we don’t find fuel at the petrol stations but only at the black market. …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1542&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Arba Minch to Dinsho

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6 January 2014 Arba Minch to Dinsho, 444 km After a nice Ethiopian breakfast, we leave the hotel and start the ride toward the Bale Mountains. We will head North an then East to start the ascent to Dinsho. Once…

TRIP 4 – Turmi to Arba Minch

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5 Jan 2015 Turmi to Arba Minch Today we pick up our tent and prepare to leave Turmi to get Arba Minch. It is a 5 h drive, via Konso. While leaving, we sow a lot if hammers walking toward…
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TEIP 4 – Turmi

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4 jan 2015 Stay at buska lodge In the morning, after a nice breakfast, we went to Kolcho to visit the Karo tribe. Of course we offloaded the bikes first! My 640 without bags feels so light!! It was a…
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TRIP 4 – Konso to Turmi

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3 Jan 2015 Konso to Turmi Also today we go to the petrol station and of course there is no gasoline, only diesel… so also today we look for some bottled fuel in the black market. Why do they call…
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TRIP 4 – Moyale to Konso

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02 Jan 2015 Moyale to Konso (328 km tot, 160 km off-road. The first thing we did is to get more cash at the ATM. The second thing is to look for fuel. Surprise surprise… The is no fuel in…
01 jan 2015 Marsabit to Moyale I leave Marsabit and head north. The road is tarred for the first 100 km and very good conditions, affermage is gravel road for 150 km with some bit tarred due to work in progress. The desert around the new road is a stones desert quite impressive, beside the …<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=capetosicily.wordpress.com&blog=54704977&post=1529&subd=capetosicily&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

TRIP 4 – Marsabit to Moyale

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01 jan 2015 Marsabit to Moyale I leave Marsabit and head north. The road is tarred for the first 100 km and very good conditions, affermage is gravel road for 150 km with some bit tarred due to work in…
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Zig-zagging Zam and Zim

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Lusaka was glumly described at the beginning of last century as a far-west like cowboy town, with tumbleweeds and dust devils the best entertainment one could hope for. The dust devils and tumbleweeds still abound, but there seems to be…

De Kip, de Club en de Startmotor

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Hupsend op moeilijk verstaanbare Zambiase kerst-rap, schreeuwt de negroïde DJ in kerstmannenpak om vereeuwiging. Toegegeven, er waren meerdere gegadigden in Club Fairmount; de dampende frituurpannen achter de bar, apatische Chinezen en mannen in pak met zeer slechte snit en bluetooth-oortjes…
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TRIP 4 – Zanzibar 2

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22 Dec 2014 Also today I woke up late… and still with the cold… My nose and sinus is torturing me. But the show must go on! In the morning I take the bike and start visiting the medina of…
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TRIP 4 – Zanzibar

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21 dec 2014 The day in Zanzibar starts late. I couldn’t sleep the last night and I ended up watching the last movie of Nightmares (Freddy) at two am… The result is that I woke up late and I was…
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Zambian Droughts and Draughts

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  Hot. Zambia is hot. The Luangwa river – the only perennial water point in South Luangwa National Park – was very low and the hippos were struggling to find deep enough pools. Our campsite up the sandbanks seemed to…
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Mkomazi Magic

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  Tanzanian internet is not at its best this time of year it seems, apologies for the delay in updating. The further south we go, the more of a burden Emma becomes… On a South African passport, I’m crossing borders…
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Getting back in the Groove with the Gorillas

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  It’s amazing how easy it is to become complacent when you travel for long periods of time, particularly when you get ‘out of your groove’. Having stayed with family in Kampala we found ourselves slipping back into European ways;…

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