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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…

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…

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…

Our last day in Kenya

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Today was truly the first of a serious of marathon driving days as we head north apace. According to our map leaving Isiolo this morning we should have said goodbye to good tarmac and been travelling entirely on rough dirt…

An equatorial milestone

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Leaving JJs today held the prospect of a special excitement – the fourth key point in our circumnavigation was achieved: the second crossing of the equator. We stopped by the equator marker and took some photos before succumbing to buying…

More from JJs

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After our emotive visit to the Kibera on Thursday life in JJs returned to ‘normal’. Paul divided his time between his work for SAS, in particular working with web designers and setting up events for the coming months, and giving…

Great Gazelle …..

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Day 95 – Women’s Day in South Africa and a very Happy Birthday to my cousin, Yvonne and to my old pal, Ann, now in Australia – God bless you all, Ladies xx. S: We got up fairly early, I…

Moyale Magic

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Still basking in the after glow ,  recovering from post traumatic road disorder and having  found  a hotel , that not only is the biggest in the whole of Moyale , which of course makes it very easy to find…

Rider from the storm

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The last couple of days have been those long and only satisfying after a hot shower days , spent on the road . The weather has changed dramatically from what I have been used to while riding cross country to…

Plans of mice and men

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After arriving in Nairobi on Sunday we got ourselves organised for going out to get our visas, getting the papers together, etc, the next day. However we received some concerning information that caused us to change the order of our…

Slum life

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When were still in California way back in early 2011 we met up with the San Diego based Secret Car Club.  Club members Will and Carly Headaphol invited us to stay a few days and we got to know them…

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…

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…

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,…

A year’s Memorable moments (Kenya)

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Reaching Nairobi was for us a huge feat!  We saw it as the last frontier before leaving the Africa that we know (we thought) and going into the unknown. We enjoyed Kenya. Experiencing the notorious Nairobi trafficThe disappointment when…

The truth about ‘that’ night in Nairobi

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So when we were on our travels there were some things that happened which we didn’t feel were appropriate to include in our blog; until now. Because now that we are safely back in the fold and families can see…

Stay Eat Do in Kenya

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DIANI BEACH TO DO:  Try kitesurfing, surfing and stand up paddle boarding with H2O Extreme the only reputable water sports centre in Diani. Operated from the Kenyaways Kite Village, the instructors are very knowledgeable and have you up and going…

Diani Days, Kenya

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Kenyan Coast 14th October – 14th November 2014 Che Shale, North Coast – Kenya Following my little jaunt around Tanzania, I flew from Nairobi to Malindi to meet up with Boris for a short holiday on the North Coast. Boris…