All posts under Africa 2010

Kande Beach (Malawi)

(Yet again I’m not writing this in the present so ignore the fact that it’s titled where it is, I’m in a different country now.) Border crossing from Tanzania to Malawi was seamless, easier than the border crossing into Tanzania (in which we had a few slippy-slidey moments from one[…]

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Tukuyu

(I’m writing this from 2 countries later so need not take it as in the Present) Our 3 day ride from Arusha to the boarder with Malawi took us firstly to Segera near the coast (not on the coast) of Tanzania on the first day (where we met 3 Irish[…]

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Arusha

Well hello! Since I last wrote anything, many things have happened. Firstly, we dashed from Moshi to Arusha, before we knew it we were already booked on a Safari for the next day and had a hotel to stay in, then we spent the rest of the afternoon/evening/night in a[…]

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Moshi, Tanzania

Just a quick line from a cybercafe to say we’re now in Moshi, Tanzania. Cam has a loose exhaust pipe and currently fixing the problem while Craig and I wait … (and wait and wait).. for him to fix it. Had a great time in Kenya, last few days spent[…]

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Departure Mode

Nairobi I’ve now spent 5 nights in Nairobi in departure mode, and aside from the 2 shopping centers I’ve been to (oh and the small market down the road), I’ve mostly spent the time in Jungle Junction waiting for Daisy to mend. And obviously… the good news is that money[…]

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a bit of a pickle

Daisy unfortunately isn’t feeling up to much today, even after all the loving attention I gave her yesterday evening. This morning, we set off to leave for the Hell’s Gate National Park and Daisy’s clutch was slipping, so I’ve turned round and back at Jungle Junction while the kiwis head off to[…]

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Nairobi

So here we are! 6333|450 … this is Jungle Junction, Nairobi; an overlanding resting spot for people travelling up and down Africa, with a workshop for fixing bikes/4x4s. So, today, Craig and I went to the KTM dealer to buy new rear tyres. YES, they were expensive, but, where else[…]

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Isiolo

So the roughest part of the journey is over. After the grueling 2 days of unmade road which only was about 350km we finally hit asphalt… which I might add is pristine and for the first 50km unmarked and still being finished (thank you Chinese road makers). A further 100[…]

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