Off the Beaten Track

TSAVO EAST TO TSAVO WEST, KENYA 2nd – 3rd August 2013 See more photos on Facebook here. The next morning Dan, Ivan, Anneloes and Fay went off for an early game...

SHIMBA HILLS TO TSAVO EAST, KENYA 1st August 2013 Check out more photos on Facebook here. After stocking up with last minute snacks and food at Nakumatt for my 4-5 day...

[17th August] I must apologise for the lack of blogging, but life on the road is hard work. I didn’t quite realise just how much time driving, sightseeing and daily camping...

Unfortunately for those keen to follow this trip, I don’t write very well and have no copywriter to help make my entries more embellished or intelligible.  I will struggle to keep...

And today the journey begins… I’ve had a pretty good send off… ski trip, pool parties, braais, the Northcote, the Ship, golf days, cricket, Wimbledon tennis, Hurlingham polo, theatre shows, Inferno...

It will come to those who know me as no surprise, I am always late… and leaving for this trip is no exception. I was supposed to leave 2 years ago,...

One of the first questions many people ask when talking about my adventures is “Why are you doing this?” or “What is the purpose?”. I never seem to have a great answer...

Opening line to the Overlanders Handbook… “The decision to undertake a long overland journey in a vehicle can germinate from a moment’s inspiration, a decision to take on ‘The Big Trip’ after...

PLAN A “Go West”, they sing! Following fellow travelers Kirk and Dale’s trip in 2010 (SawubonAfrica), I had decided that they were getting to see much of “real Africa” – taking...

After over a year of searching for a trusty 4×4 that would meet the demands of an epic adventure such as this, I stumbled upon this beast of a Land Cruiser,...