"Into Africa" More than a Motorcycle Adventure
Mon 17 Jun 2013 05:56
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Sun 13 Jul 07:11
Fri 18 Apr 15:25
Breaking News.....: Africa Phase 2 Ends! Yeah, It's all Over!
Thu 3 Apr 15:19
It finally came down to heading to London....!
Sat 29 Mar 21:00
Arrival in Lagos, Ordeals allround, and mugged on Day 1!
Crossing the Niger River, a very hard day, living the Nigerian experience!
Tue 25 Mar 12:29
Nigeria. a new world!
This is how Africa churns one's soul......I got angry with 'it' today!
From the ocean to the mountains: Bafousamy is my home tonight!
Gee, its nice to be free again, and at the ocean.....'Paradise' on the Atlantic at Limbe,
Sat 22 Mar 07:20
My Four days in Yaounde Central Hospital
Into Cameroon, a Yaounde hospital room for my hotel, and a whole new 'ordeal' begins........
A real Sunday afternoon ride to Oyem, Cameroon awaits......
Sat 15 Mar 12:36
The Northern Hemisphere and Libreville.... Living up to its reputation: Getting my freedom back!
Beautiful forests, and a culturally challenging, first day in Gabon. My last day in the Southern hemisphere, till July!
What a tough day..... but Congo roads now behind me, as Gabon is another new country!
A great welcome 'home' by "Mr Felix', re-united with my bike, and then another day of adventure!
I knew this return truck ride would be interesting, but not this amount!
Sat 8 Mar 19:39
Brazzaville at last.....!
Brazzaville mission stopped by the Military...Overnighting in Mindouli, now this brings perspective!
Well this was totally unexpected.... Thought I'd be in Brazzaville.??? And what an ordeal, including the rewards... Madingou!
Fri 7 Mar 19:20
A day in Pointe Noir.....Day away from the 'office'
Tue 4 Mar 12:53
'The ordeal' happened....then a new country, and new culture!
Cabinda delivers the best equatorial storm yet.....
An unexpectedly social day....... Now at sea on the way to Cabinda!
Sat 1 Mar 12:01
A tough, but rewarding day..... Soyo, and finally the Congo River!
Freedom from Luanda......A slow day, and N'zeto is the reward!
A few more pics of Luanda
Thu 27 Feb 08:11
Big bad Luanda delivers at the highest level!
Savouring the delights before 'Big bad', Luanda....
A long day, nearly lost.....Civilised Benguela, and back swimming in the Atlantic!
Back through Lubango....
The Serra da Leba Pass, a wonderful desert ride, the Atlantic Ocean at last, and then the surprise gem of Namibe
A rest day in Lubango..... Tunda Vala, and Monumento Christo Rei!
Well it was much harder than we thought.... The hardest day yet....By Far!....But we made it to Lubongo
Sun 23 Feb 09:48
Wed 19 Feb 05:35
A looong day's riding to Oshikango...Angola tomorrow!
Mon 17 Feb 18:58
Through the Caprivi, across the Okavango River, and now sundowners at the Cunene River
Africa Part 2: The show finally begins in earnest.......
Back in Botswana, and a 35 year reunion with Rob!
The 'lost' 10 days.... Gee, this was quite challenging...!
Fri 7 Feb 11:12
Day 1-3: Goodbye Lusaka, Livingstone and Victoria Falls
Africa Part 2: Back in Lusaka: The Three month Whirlwind has subsided, and a whole new World and Life awaits
Tue 21 Jan 23:19
Part 1 Summary: Simply Adventure... Something Different in Africa......
Mon 28 Oct 06:58
Day 181- Day 185: Lusaka, and learning to be a Farmer!
Day 178 - Day 180: Wonderfully relaxing days on the ship, MV Liemba to Zambia
Day 177: More Chimpanzees, I met Darwin, and then a big night waiting on the beach for the MV Liemba.
Day 174 - Day 176: Challenging ride down the Lake, and then Wonderful Chimps and Lake to Myself!
Day 172 - Day 173: Gombe National Park... What a boat ride experience, but No Chimpanzees!
Sun 27 Oct 07:47
Day 170 - Day 171 : An amazing ride down Lake Tanganyika to Kigoma.... I'm back in Tanzania
Sat 26 Oct 06:46
Mbanda (Burundi / Tanzania Border)
Nyanza Lac, point of heading inland.:
Fri 25 Oct 05:38
Day 167- Day 169: A new country: Burundi, Bujumbara, and Lake Tangayika
Mon 21 Oct 06:37
Muhungo, then Nyanza (Old and New Chief’s Palace)
Through Nyungwe National Park to Kamembe
Day 165- Day 166: Leaving the Lake Kivu. Huge variety today, amazing riding, and a near disaster!
Sat 19 Oct 05:39
Day 165: Down Lake Kivu shore: Congo Nile Trail by Motorcycle to Kibuye....!
Thu 17 Oct 05:31
Day 163- Day 164: Great Gorilla viewing the a Waterside Base: Lake Kivu, and Gisenyi
Tue 15 Oct 05:31
Day 162: Spectacular ride, the volcanoes, and splashing out on an World Class experience!
Mon 14 Oct 05:30
Day 161: Rwanda... Wow, a new model for Africa! Kigali, a pleasant surprise!
Sun 13 Oct 05:28
Day 160: A VERY tough ride to the Soaken Metropolis of Kabale
Sat 12 Oct 05:28
Day 158- Day 159: A Difficult day to Bwindi Park, and then Mountain Gorilla Tracking against the Doctor;s recommendations!
Wed 9 Oct 05:27
Day 156- 157: Challenging ride to Ishasha, and Tree Lions, just my Motorcycle and Me......
Tue 8 Oct 05:26
Day 155: Kibale, the search for Chimpanzees
Mon 7 Oct 05:26
Day 154: Queen Elizabeth Park, camping at Mweya
Sun 6 Oct 05:24
Day 153: From Kampala a gentle climbing to Crater Lakes area.... Monkeys galore!
Thu 3 Oct 05:23
Day 149 - Day 152: From Bike to 4X4; Jerry and I do a Huge Northern Uganda Adventure. Following the Victoria Nile.......
Sun 29 Sep 05:18
Day 147- Day 148: Big bad Kampala: A Challenge, and an unlikely 'Friendship begins'.......
Sat 28 Sep 05:17
Day 145- Day 146: Across the Equator: Uganda, a Refreshing 'New Show', Jinja, and the Magical Nile
Thu 26 Sep 05:17
Day 144: Climbing above the Rift Valley, The Kenyan Lakes, Tea Plantations and then Kisumu, on Lake Victoria
Wed 25 Sep 05:16
Day 143: Big Bad Nairobi.....
Tue 24 Sep 05:20
Day 141- Day 142: Moshi, Kilimanjaro, and then arrival at Arusha
Sun 22 Sep 05:15
Day 140: Same (the town) and Frustrations acessing Mkomazi National Park
Sat 21 Sep 05:19
Day 139: Wonderful Lushoto, a great mountain hideaway.
Fri 20 Sep 05:14
Day 137- Day 138: Udzungwa Mountains National Park.
Thu 19 Sep 05:14
Day 136: Closest Shave Yet, then wonderful ride through Mikumi National Park
Wed 18 Sep 05:13
Day 133- 135: Big Bad Dar-es-Salaam! This time by motorcycle!
Sun 15 Sep 05:13
Day 131- Day 132: Kilwa Masoko and Kilwa Kisiwani
Fri 13 Sep 05:12
Day 129- Day 130: Finally across the Rovuma and Mwtara
Wed 11 Sep 05:11
Day 128: The Rovuma, but no ferry today. Nearly sleeping with the Elephants!
Tue 10 Sep 05:10
Day 127: Wild Mozambique: Mocimboa da Praia
Mon 9 Sep 05:09
Day 122 - Day 126. A bike / ferry excursion to Ibo Island, Quirimba National Park
Fri 30 Aug 05:05
Day 116- Day 121... The World in Perspective. Back in Pemba from a three week European break.
Fri 12 Jul 04:59
Day 87- Day 114: Bye bye M/Cycle, Exploring Tanzania with my Blind Friend Imi
Thu 11 Jul 04:44
Day 86: Back in Pemba
Tue 9 Jul 04:43
Day 84- Day 85: Taratibu: Now this is a Special Place. Elephant Massacre site...................
Sun 7 Jul 04:41
Day 81- Day 83: Confusing, and Magical Pemba
Thu 4 Jul 03:41
Day 78- Day 80: Magical Ilha da Mozambique. Imagine what is REALLY was like!
Mon 1 Jul 04:39
Day 71- Day 77: Booming Nampula an unlikely Home, but neccesity brings belonging!
Mon 24 Jun 04:38
Day 66- Day 70 : Angoche New Friends and Lots of Drama!
Wed 19 Jun 04:38
Day 65: No Fracture. Taking the safer road to Alto Molocue
Tue 18 Jun 04:37
Day 64: Across the Zambezi, to Hospital... Qulimane!
Mon 17 Jun 05:56
Day 62-Day 63 The Toughest Days yet. Is my ankle broken?
Sat 15 Jun 04:35
Day 60 -Day 61: Into Mozambique, Portuguese and Beira........
Thu 13 Jun 04:35
Day 58 - Day 59: Mutare
Mon 10 Jun 04:34
Day 56- day 57: Masvingo, Great Zimbabwe and Lake Kyle in the Rain
Sun 9 Jun 04:31
Day 55. Left Harare, and Stopped just before Masvingo
Sat 8 Jun 04:26
Day 53 - Day 54: The Ride to Harare, and great Hospitality!
Fri 7 Jun 04:33
Day 52: Makuti again, Time for Reflection: Mana Pools, the Ruckomechi, What an Adventure!
Thu 6 Jun 04:25
Day 41 to Day 51: From Solo to a Group, we are off down the Ruckomechi River!
Sat 1 Jun 04:59
Sun 26 May 04:25
Day 37 to 40: Makuti my base for a few days. A taste of the Colonial past!
Wed 22 May 04:24
Day 36: Terra Firma, again: Kariba Town, Lost in Time.
Tue 21 May 04:23
Day 35: Chilled Out In the Middle of Lake Kariba
Mon 20 May 04:22
Day 34: Milibizi and Lake Kariba with the Tonga people
Sun 19 May 04:21
Day 33: Enter Friendly Zimbabwe. Hwange Game Park on the bike!
Tue 7 May 04:20
Day 15 to Day 32 Off the Bike, 4X4-ing in Botswana Wonderland
Mon 6 May 04:19
Day 14: Arrival at Maun, 1st Major Adventure Milestone
Sun 5 May 04:19
Day 13: Into Botswana, long straight roads, this is the Kalahari
Sat 4 May 04:17
Day 12: Zeerust: Back in Time to the Old South Africa
Fri 3 May 04:16
Day 11: This is Adventure: Tough Challenge and Immense Beauty of Lesotho and the Maluti
Thu 2 May 04:16
Day 10: Falling, but Conquering Sani Pass, and into Lesotho
Tue 30 Apr 04:15
Day 8- Day 9: Family calls. Hillcrest, Zwa Zulu Natal
Mon 29 Apr 04:13
Day 7: Magnificient Drakensberg and the challenging Bergville Hotel
Thu 25 Apr 04:10
Day 3 - Day 6: Johannesburg, friends, visas, and bike maintenance
Wed 24 Apr 04:03
Day 2: Douglas
Tue 23 Apr 04:00
Day 1: The Awesome Karoo and 'Little" Calvinia
Mon 22 Apr 03:45
Day 0: The Adventure Begins: Leaving the Southern Tip of Africa, Cape of Good Hope