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April 19th, 2010 | Africa

More about M.A.F. …

As mentioned in previous posts, I came into contact with M.A.F. for the first time in Dodoma, where they have a base on the edge of the Dodoma Airfield. Mission Aviation Fellowship was established in 1945, and at the end of the Second World War, there were an abundance of pilots, and not enough work […]

April 16th, 2010 | Africa

A Major Change of Plan…!!

Over the last two days, I have pored over my maps, working out the best route to get me to Rwanda. I have spoken to many of the locals, asking their opinions, and comparing them to what I have been told by guys from the Dar Bikers, a group of friends that keep in touch, […]

April 15th, 2010 | Africa

Ready for Rwanda, Dudes !!

The title of this post says it all !! The Big Fella is good to go again !! I spent yesterday, writing the post about the events of the 13th, and my ordeal to get to Dodoma… I also went through all the options available to me, including getting the bike onto a truck, and […]

April 12th, 2010 | Africa

Linger Longer in Iringa…

After a breakfast of porridge and two small Spanish omelette’s (eaten separately, mind you…) washed down with the usual two cups of coffee, (do birds fly on one wing ?) I completed the editing of the last Malawi post and then with laptop under arm, proceeded to the Internet café which is around the corner […]

March 27th, 2010 | Africa

Roger to the Rescue… Part Two!

With a leaking rear Ohlin’s shock, I had no choice but to get back to Pretoria to have it sorted, and asked Roger Smith of Bavarian Motorcycles to help me with all the arrangements. By the time I arrived at their premises on Friday morning, the staff involved had been informed and were waiting for […]

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 […]