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20.04.2011 - Mali – Home

Our time in Africa was short now; in a few months we would be back in Europe, back in the UK, back home. Read more..

Mali – Home

April 20th, 2011

Our time in Africa was short now; in a few months we would be back in Europe, back in the UK, back home. (more…)

Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso

March 10th, 2011


After a highly enjoyable few weeks in Cameroon we bumped, pitched and rolled along the final 50 miles to the border from Mamfe towards Nigeria. (more…)

Gabon and Cameroon

February 15th, 2011

Heading out of the countryside from Franceville, we made our way back to the coast and the Gabonese capital, Libreville. (more…)

Kinshasa – Brazzaville – Libreville

January 4th, 2011


1. A condition or place of great disorder or confusion.

2. A disorderly mass; a jumble (more…)

Luanda to Kinshasa

December 18th, 2010

With our Angolan visas sorted, we made an early morning dash to get out of Luanda before traffic took hold and made steady progress out of the North of the city on the 400 mile journey to Kinshasa. (more…)

Vic Falls, Namib and Angola

December 2nd, 2010

Before starting our latest instalment, we should point out that a photo blog was uploaded just but minutes before this one so do have a look if you missed it. (more…)

Namib and Bots Photo Blog

December 1st, 2010

As we’ve seen so much the last few weeks we thought we would put up an extra photo blog to compliment Christian’s excellent recent blog and photos. (more…)

The Guest Blog: Christian – Nam – Bot – Zim

November 17th, 2010

So it was to the soundtrack of Ian Dury and the Blockheads (the quality of which I had not before appreciated) on a 17 hour journey from London to Windhoek that I arrived after a bumpy landing to the baking emptiness of central Namibia. (more…)

South Africa and Namibia

November 6th, 2010

Whilst we had an imminent appointment in Namibia to collect Carl’s brother Christian, we couldn’t just break straight for the border without taking in probably the most important landmark in this trip, Die Hel. (more…)

Cape Town troubles

October 31st, 2010

What a month this has been, we’ve had some incredible mechanical challenges to face, experienced some amazing generosity, taken in Die Hel and now find ourselves 2000miles down the road in Namibia. (more…)

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