Monthly Archives: June 2013

Newsflash – second article published

Good news! The second of two articles have been published in the July issue of 4×4 Magazine in the UK ( Here is the link to the latest issue online: Please support the magazine and rush out and buy … Continue reading

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Towards Malawi

Once again, we needed to keep the wheels turning, this time heading towards the border with Malawi. First, though, we had 2 car issues to sort out. One tyre has had a barely noticeable leak since Morocco.  The rough roads … Continue reading

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South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is situated in the south east corner of Zambia between the Great East Road to Malawi and the Great North Road to Tanzania. It has a number of lodges in the park, and a good network … Continue reading

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Heading eastwards

After the superb experience of Leopard Hill, the tar road to Luangwa Bridge was a big anti-climax. It is not busy, it is not scenic, and it is not interesting. We arrived at Luangwa Bridge Camp in the early afternoon. … Continue reading

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Leopard Hills

I’m grinning from ear to ear! Today was a super day of driving in Africa (at least the first half). We drove Leopard Hill, a gravel road connecting the Zambezi to the Great East Road in Zambia. We spent last … Continue reading

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Along the lower Zambezi

With a short day ahead of us, we left the shores of Lake Kariba to head further downstream along the Zambezi River.  But first, we joined the border traffic heading for the Chirundu Border Post.  No, we weren’t crossing into … Continue reading

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Visiting the inland sea

After 2 long days of driving, we finally sat on the white beach with drink in hand and gazed at the calm waters extending to the horizon.  It was hard to believe that this was no ocean we were staring … Continue reading

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Livin’ it up in Livingstone

After our very expensive border crossing – and feeling skint after parting with US$200 for the experience – we decided it was time to be budget conscious for a little while.  Also, we were meeting an online friend in Livingstone, … Continue reading

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Budget Update – Namibia

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Namibia – it has been a country African GirlChild has wanted to visit for many years.  So, despite it seeming like a detour, we did a 5 week tour of Namibia, starting and finishing … Continue reading

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Last stop in Namibia

  It had to come to an end.  Our time in Namibia has been incredible, and we have only really scratched the surface of what there is to explore, see and experience.  But there is much of Africa waiting for … Continue reading

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