Archive for January 2011

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Photos of Damaraland, Namibia

Well after a week of wet marking my entry into Namibia, things started to brighten up. Not only did the sun come out, but I got off the tarmac roads and hit the gravel through some of the most beautiful scenery I’ve travelled since…. Guinea probably! So happy to be back in the desert… Photos […]

Photos of Botswana and Northern Namibia – Rainy Days

The road from Botswana into Namibia was good smooth, flat tarmac. The rain however was not so much fun! Plenty of wildlife though and lovely places to camp… So here are some photos from Gweta to Maun in Botswana, up along the Okavango into Namibia and along the long road back down to Otjiwarongo…

Last Days in the Congo

Just a short note on my last days in the DR Congo. (Will write about Zambia and Botswana shortly as will happily hole up here in Namibia somewhere just to get out of the rain… but today I’m pedalling on towards Otjiwaronga – good name huh!) Leaving Congo I planned to leave Lumbumbashi sooner. But […]

Photos of Makgadikgadi pans, Botswana

There is a lot of wildlife in Botswana. Lots of it is in the national parks, but there’s plenty on the roads too… To be honest, I haven’t been doing a huge amount of cycling… I went by 4×4 onto the Magkadigkadi salt pans and saw huge herds of zebra and wildebeest, which traverse the […]

Photos of Chobe River Wildlife, Botswana

After crossing the border into Botswana, I stayed a couple of days in Kasane, at Thebe River campsite. One afternoon I took a river boat cruise down the Chobe River. We saw plenty of hippos and crocodiles amongst other wildlife and the scenery was simply beautiful. Here are the photos from the trip…

Photos of Zambia incl. Victoria Falls

After travelling some of the continents worst roads, it was a pleasant surprise arriving in Zambia to find myself cycling on ultra-smooth, pot-hole free, tarmac roads. From Kasangula on the DRC border south to Lusaka and then on to Livingstone was hassle-free cycling and pleasant bush-camping. Any visit to Livingstone would not be complete without […]