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April 20th, 2010 | Africa

New Route to Rwanda…

I have had to plot a new route to Rwanda, and load it up into the GPS. From Dar, I have to back track to Chilinze, and then head due north for Moshi and Arusha… I will then cross the border into Kenya on Thursday or Friday, and drop off as much kit as I […]

February 7th, 2010 | Africa

Tooling Up…

A number of folk have posed the question, “What if you break down in the middle of nowhere?” . This is a paranoia inducing question at the best of times, and in my case it has been no different !! I have had endless discussions with a multitude of “guys that know about these things”, […]

January 19th, 2010 | Africa


Practical planning for this trip started in earnest when I returned from my 8 month sojourn in Ghana.  The theory of it actually started soon after I returned from my last “Big Ride”, to Tanzania and back in 2008. You can read all about it here.. A paragraph I wrote in the chapter “Wrapping it […]

December 1st, 2009 | Africa

The Countdown Begins…

To all and Sundried….. Thought I’d fallen off the planet, did you ?? Eight months in Ghana was as close to the edge I hope I’ll ever get !! This is just a short note to say : Nevermind the World Cup Countdown !! There’s another countdown in progress, Dudes !!! And there’s only 90 […]