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Freak Show

Freak Show

Thursday 1st November 2012. Mago National Park, Jinka, Key Afra, Konso. It was raining and dark the next morning. By 6am we were outside our hotel waiting for our guide, Manio. For the next fifteen minutes we tried to call him, but there was no answer. We were just...
Tsavo East NP

Tsavo East NP

norder to get to Malindi and avoid Mombasa we elected for the shorter more scenic route through Tsavo…….longer, and few animals but we still loved the journey and would do it again. From the Guinea Fowl Family Enjoying the Sun How big was the fish??? AFRICA!!!...
Southern Peru

Southern Peru

Entering Peru could not have been easier, friendly and professional border control. OK, the guy entering my bike details took his job very seriously. Like 30 minutes worth of forms seriously. First stop is Cusco. Leaving Lake Titicaca is a slow descent through winding...
Hazy daze

Hazy daze

Monday 6th to Tuesday 7th February 2012. Bamako. The next morning we set off early to reach Bamako. After such short distances in Senegal and The Gambia we were no longer used to these long stretches of driving. The temperature had cooled and later in the day we even...

Decorative Bemusement

We have learned that the café, which only opens once a week, will be open as usual on Sunday, Christmas Day, so it really does look like roast guinea pig for Christmas Dinner this year!! Feliz Navidad from Yalo in Ecuador As we are to spend Christmas sleeping in the...

Disappointment

With all hands at work the barbie will soon have new roof tiles Paul returned from Quito on (14th) Tuesday gleefully clutching his parcel from Great Basin Rovers, along with a few new tools he’d bought in Latacunga to help with rebuilding the Transfer Box – the kind...

Farmer Giles

Well we’ve been in Yalo for a week now. After our ignominious arrival with a bit of a bang, Paul removed the Transfer Box from the car on Monday (21st November) and finished dismantling it on Tuesday (22nd). Clearly that was the root of the problem, as the mangled and...