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Kenya, Lakes, Hills, and Habari Karibu

Our second spell in Nairobi (or Nai-robbery, as its affectionately known), involved more coffees out, a very nice Italian meal, and a restock of food stuffs in the new Carrefour supermarket, oh and a few minor jobs on Colonel K…

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Kenya, a crazy place

Turning east from the lakeside town of Mwanza, Tanzania, we headed for the border with Kenya. This was a relatively easy border (with some decent security for once), and we managed to get a 90 day, multi-entry East Africa Visa,…

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Tanzania, Ngorongoro, snake bites and Lake Victoria

On our way to Serengeti NP we had looked over the rim of Ngorognoro Crater and saw the beauty of the place 620m (over 2,000 feet) below, and were very excited about getting down there the next day, but first…

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Tanzania, Indian Ocean and the Serengti

After getting stopped for speeding (see last post), I should have learnt my lesson, but I’m weak willed and the 50kmph limit is ridiculous in places, so yes I got caught again and this time had to pay an on…

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Malawi and into Tanzania

We ended up stopping for a week at Kande Beach, during which time we enjoyed the walks into the village (to do a bit of fresh food shopping), this was about a 20 minute walk each way. On one such…

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Malawi, lakes and hills and a bit of a rant…..

We’ve now spent a couple of weeks in Malawi, and it seems to me that Malawi is the Foreign Aid capital of Africa! Is it actually doing any good? mmmmm read on, but some people may not like what they…

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From Zambia, into Malawi

The drive from Zikomo Safari Lodge, was the same bone jarring experience as when we arrived seven days earlier, but this time we ignored the Garmin (loaded with Tracks4Africa) and followed our nose’s to the town of Mfuwe. This could…

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Zambia, Lusaka to South Luangwa

When I last wrote on lorrywaydown, we were in Lusaka waiting to get a new UV Joint for the rear prop shaft, and obviously with it being a military truck it meant we could be in for a long wait….

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Living in a box 4, a year on…….

A Year On ……..  It’s been a while since I’ve given you The Female Perspective of travelling & “Living In a box”. We have now been away for 443 days and in fact it has become quite like home, which…

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Zambia, flying about……then waiting about……

Its a very short drive from the town of Victoria Falls to the Zimbabwe Border, (about 5 minutes), and all was completed smoothly and quickly, then all that remained was a drive over the old iron bridge that spans the…

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