Ride Overland With Kanchan & Nick

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  • Kenya Part 2: Return to the land of Kalasinghas and what next?January 10, 2013 03:20:39

  • Uganda: A lush, green paradise!December 26, 2012 02:45:22

Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 28, 2012

Mozambique – Malawi: Mozambique Pit Stop and the Lure of Lake Malawi!

Mozambique was a short affair. In terms of scenery there wasn’t much in north Mozambique. It was dry and pretty poor. We passed village after village of mud houses and bags full of coal to sell lined up on the road.  As with most of the other countries, you had the occasional crowd surrounding the […]

November 22, 2012

Zimbabwe: Finally the real Africa!

We decided to see the Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwe side since we were more interested in getting a frontal view.  From Zambia, you are getting a view right on top.  We got a bit late crossing into Zimbabwe, but along the way we saw tons of wild elephants taking shade under trees near the […]

November 18, 2012

Botswana…Plenty of cows…where’s the people?

Looking back at the Namibia post, I realized that I kept repeating the fact that it was damn hot in Namibia.  That’s because it was freakin hot in Namibia.  And so was Botswana.  We took the Trans-Kalahari border crossing into Botswana and again found dryness.  Just flat dryness.  Then the dead cows started.  Either due […]

November 15, 2012

Namibia: Welcome to the inferno!

South Africa had been such an amazing time, we spent a month traveling through and still felt as if there was so much to see.  It was time to move on though, so we headed to Namibia.  People had told us it was absolutely beautiful.  And that there’s few tar roads.  We were a bit […]

November 3, 2012

South Africa: South Africa: Durban, Lesotho(maybe), and the Wild Coast!!

Halfway to Durban we got the greatest gift…sunshine!  We hit the coast around Salt Rock and stopped for an hour to chill and figure out where to stay.    An Indian man came up to us and started chatting and suggested a place in Tongaat.  We should’ve known that the place would be a little […]