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April 1st, 2010 | Africa

Zimbabwe’s Road Signs…

Before I take you with me into Mozambique, I thought I should share my take on a few of the road signs you will encounter throughout Zimbabwe… Firstly, there are not too many of them… In towns and cities, there are very few street names in view… The road signs you will see, are mostly […]

April 1st, 2010 | Africa

Three countries in a day… Part 1.

I rolled out of Harare at 6.30am and headed north-east on the A2. Traffic was light and I made good time, hoping to get to the border by 9.00am, as I had about 800 kms to ride today… To the east of the capital I passed many farms, where crops such as cotton, maize, millet […]

March 31st, 2010 | Africa

To Gecko Gardens, Harare…

After refueling in Masvingo, I took the A4 and headed north… It was a little after 1.00pm, and I had enough time to make the ride to Harare and arrive there before dark…  The road was a little bumpy, with the occasional pothole, and for the first hour we made good time. We passed through […]

March 31st, 2010 | Africa

Great Zimbabwe…

I got up early, got my stuff squared away to collect later, and then after a quick breakfast with Mike, I headed out for Great Zimbabwe… I had always wanted to stand on the site of these ancient ruins, and this was one of the items on my list of “Top Twenty in Africa”, which […]

March 30th, 2010 | Africa

North to Masvingo, Zimbabwe…

In view of the problems I have had with my shock absorber, I decided to carry a spare set with me… Yeah, all 8 kgs of the darn things… I had my original BMW shocks sent up from Uvongo, and waited until they arrived on Monday, before setting off for Masvingo in Zimbabwe… It had […]