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Getting from Nairobi to the start of our month long Tanganyika Paddle. Back country Tanzania – here we come!

Just a snapshot of the wonderful things I got to do and see on my journey through Kenya – most of this was filmed from the dashboard with my iphone 4 – next time I’ll take a camera crew!

LAKE NAIVASHA, KENYA 10th – 15th August 2013 Following my crash I spent a week on Lake Naivasha at Mikey’s place. He’s got a nice big farm-style place just on the lake and it’s the perfect place to just sit and crunch through admin – mostly phone calls and emails with my insurers, all of us scratching our heads as what to do with the Beast.  I don’t think they deal with too many… Read More

NAIVASHA TO MASAI MARA, KENYA 9th August 2013 I leave Camp Carnelley’s with a heavy heart. It reminds me a little of Kariba and I don’t feel like I’ve stayed long enough. Time is short though and today I head back towards Nairobi and turn off, bound for one of the greatest shows on earth… the wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara! The journey down to Narok is straightforward and on good… Read More

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, basking in the Surrey sun. With 4 new hard core takkie tyres for rough roads, leather seats and intercooler system for those long hot days in Mama Africa, and a built-in winch for getting out of sticky situations off the beaten… Read More