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May 11th, 2010 | Africa

Back through Uganda…

The ride back to Nairobi from Kigali seemed to take longer that it should have, but it actually worked out almost exactly as I had planned it…26 hours of riding… Love it when a plan comes together!! Despite the fact that I was not breaking any new ground, (which bugged me a little), after crossing […]

May 10th, 2010 | Africa

The Moneychanger…

Traveling on your own can obviously be a lonely exercise… It is made easier by meeting people who are friendly and who want to assist you where they can… Sure, there are those who are only out to take advantage of you, and being able to identify them quickly, is a skill you need to […]

May 4th, 2010 | Africa

Long Haul Back to Nairobi…

I was up early this morning, feeling as sick as a parrot… I spent most of the day being ferried around by the hotel driver and Jimmy, one of the managers at the Amohoro Hotel… Jimmy spoke more than passable English, so he had to come along and translate for me… We had to go […]

April 30th, 2010 | Africa

The “K. to K.” Run…(Kampala to Kigali)

The rain that I had been warned about came down in buckets on Thursday, and when I looked out of my window, the parts of Kampala that I could see, were awash with water… I decided to put my ride to Rwanda off for the day, and rather get an early start on Friday… I […]

April 28th, 2010 | Africa

Into Uganda…

I left Eldoret at 9.00am, after a long and interesting discussion with what seemed like all the male staff of the hotel. They followed me downstairs to the basement, and gathered around the Big Fella, asking questions ten to the dozen, and marveling at the answers I gave… They helped me tie everything in place, […]