Category Archives: Tanzania

It’s here, the book is here!

It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet … Continue reading

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The journey south

Well, at some point, we knew we would have to point Brodie south and return to South Africa.  We have no interested in tackling Egypt or Syria.  We didn’t see very much of South Africa earlier in the year, and … Continue reading

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Added contents

I have updated the Downloads section with additional waypoints for Namibia, Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. Please let me know if you have any problems with the download. I will also add a few track files shortly. Feedback welcome.

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On being a cyclist

We ended up staying the rest of the day, and the following day in Bukoka with Tom & Jemina.  We joined them at the Spice Beach Hotel where the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful.  We were served casual breakfast … Continue reading

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Budget Update – Tanzania

We crossed into Tanzania from Zambia on a little remote border post near Lake Tanganyika, and realised immediately that we were far from the tourist crowd in this part of the country.  Only 1 visa was needed ($50), and a … Continue reading

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Shores of Lake Victoria

Yes, there are many lakes in Africa – and we have found our way to yet another beautiful stretch of inland water. We left Tom & Jemina in Nyakanzi and headed towards Bukoba, the last major town in Tanzania before … Continue reading

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Meeting of old friends

It was just so truly wonderful to see good friends again!  Hugs all round, a drink to celebrate being together with Tom and Jemina again! It is wonderful how quickly friendships form on the road.  We have spent time with … Continue reading

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Travel fatigue

We’re both tired. We have been on the road for more than 10 months now.  10 months of living out of the car.  10 months of the almost daily surprise of where to stay that night  10 months of sensory … Continue reading

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Dr Livingstone I presume

Our last rest day at Kipili wasn’t really as much of a rest as I had hoped – between chatting to people and cleaning, the day flew by far too fast.  I was determined to get this one at Kigoma … Continue reading

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Katavi National Park

It was a late decision to go into Katavi National Park. We had spent some time in the parks in Zambia and were uncertain what Katavi could offer. The US$100 entry fee for 24hours was also a factor in our … Continue reading

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