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Facebook has all the photos for this part of the trip – click here to have a look. Chipata, Zambia 9th – 10th December 2013 Having left Lilongwe that morning, I had crossed the border without any hassle. Passing acres of neat tea rows, the tar was smooth and the drive was easy going. I arrived in Chipata on the Zambian side and was greeted with a plethora of western shops and take aways (Debonaires in… Read More

Facebook has all the photos for this stretch of the journey – click here to check them out. Nairobi & Naivasha, Kenya 15th – 18th November 2013 After flying from Diani to Nairobi, I collected the Beast from the garage in Karen. Luke Davey had been dropping in every now and again to keep an eye on progress and update me with photos, but seeing it again after three months, I couldn’t believe how… Read More

NGORONGORO AND SERENGETI TOUR WITH ABSOLUTE AFRICA 10th – 14th October 2013 Click here to check out all the pics for Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti… Following a trip back to London for Lizzy’s wedding, I had discovered that a good South African hockey friend, Cheryl Boshi, was booked onto a tour in Tanzania just as I was due to fly back into Kenya.  They were leaving from Nairobi the following day and… Read More

Governor’s Camp, Maasai Mara 21st – 23rd September 2012 Click here to check out all the rest of the snaps on Facebook With the Beast in Cruiser hospital in Nairobi, I am concerned with a couple of things; one, I might need to scrap my steed (heaven forbid, but a definite reality) and two, even if I did get it back, it would take months to repair and I might not have… Read More

TOUR OF UGANDA WITH SAFARI WILDZ KAMPALA, UGANDA 22nd – 23rd August 2013 With my trusty steed in Land Cruiser hospital, I hop on a plane and fly to Uganda… I’m in Kampala!  I spend a pretty average evening at Red Chilli Backpackers just outside the capital and am woken up at 4am by my super considerate bunk mate who’s just climbed into bed.  I wake up a bit later and decide… Read More