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What to do when out of Africa… you road trip… as much as you can. April happened to be a good chance to get up to Scotland for a two week jaunt around the northern part of these British Isles. The last time I was in Scotland was to watch the Springboks get their jerseys handed to them by the Scots for the first time in 23 years. Other than that, it… Read More

9 months brought together in 6 minutes – enjoy the ride! Here, have some stats… Individual countries broken down here:  Kenya  Tanzania  Malawi  Zambia  Zimbabwe  Botswana  Namibia  South Africa DISTANCE DRIVEN: 10,085 miles / 16,136 kms FUEL: £2,200 to drive 16,000km = 13p per km or £13/100km VISA FEES: £63 (I was using a UK and SA passport) ROAD TAX (Border Fees) = £123 FOOD ROADSIDE: £165 / 9 months = £0.60 per… Read More

Journeying through Tanzania was all too brief and I have no doubt I will be back to explore this incredible country in more depth. Descending into the Ngorongoro Crater, where I would witness one of earth’s most unique ecosystems, was beyond extraordinary. The animals roam within their amphitheatre without a care in the world. Beyond the crater walls I passed briefly through the world of the Maasai. I sensed that they felt compelled to live a… Read More

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!