Ride Overland With Kanchan & Nick

  • Ethiopia: It’s time to get out of Africa!January 27, 2013 04:57:55

  • 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: December 2012

December 26, 2012

Uganda: A lush, green paradise!

The border crossing into Uganda was simple with the usual road tax charged in these African countries.  We decided to ride to Jinja which is where Nile or White Nile supposedly starts…I won’t get into that because it seems people take the location of the Nile source pretty seriously.  We ended up camping out at […]

December 19, 2012

Kenya part 1: Feelin’ the love in East Africa!

Getting into Kenya was nothing too complicated except for being hounded by Masaai ladies.  They kept on pushing their beaded jewelry on me saying it was a free gift from them to me.  Saw this trick in Laos 🙂 We rolled into Nairobi and met up with my Uncle Pili.  My Nanaji’s parents (my great-grandparents) […]

December 11, 2012

Tanzania: Tanzania…this is what we’ve been missing!

Crossing the border into Tanzania was an ordinary affair…usual money changers, customs clearance agents, and insurance agents heckling for your attention and your business…except for one thing.  A customs official who actually knew more about the carnet de passage than we do.  The Tanzanian customs officer had the knowledge and presence of mind to fill […]