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April 14th, 2010 | Africa

Down, and almost out, in Dodoma…

Don’t know where to begin with this posting…. It will be a long one, but I need to document it all to remind myself of a day that I do not want to forget. For many reasons, both good and bad… I guess I should start by thanking the Lord that I am safe and […]

April 7th, 2010 | Africa

Chooning them straight…!!!

Finally a license disc holder we can all identify with…..

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 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 […]

March 26th, 2010 | Africa

The Return to S.A. …

Having to ride back to Pretoria invoked within me a bag of mixed feelings… Having crossed the border into Namibia, I had bid my country goodbye and focused my mind on the journey ahead… A leaking shock absorber was now sending me back to the very place that I had started from ! During the […]

February 24th, 2009 | North America

Hanging in California with WorldRider…

When I last saw Allan Karl, on the 13th of February 2008, he was bundled into a taxi, on his way to the airport in Dar-es-Salaam, bound for the Spice island of Zanzibar… I was commencing the 6000 km journey back to South Africa, through Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Swaziland…. My parting words to him […]