Tag Archives: Cycling

Malawi

Photos available here As I write this, sitting on a bed in a hotel in Lilongwe, a massive thunderstorm is slowly gathering and crossing the city towards us, and the sky outside our window is a dark gray. We have … Continue reading

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Mozambique

Photos available here Practical information for cyclists is available here If we were a little relieved to be leaving South Africa, we weren’t quite ready for Mozambique… After a quick interlude of two days to cross Swaziland (a country which … Continue reading

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Eastern Cape

Photos available here Practical information for cyclists available here Well, it has been a while since our last update, and a strange while at that, with thousands of kilometers covered, though not many of them by bike… After our meditation … Continue reading

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Western Cape

(Photos available here) Leaving Cape Town wasn’t as easy as we had expected in the end.  After ten months on the road with the south-westernmost city on the continent as our goal, we couldn’t quite tear ourselves away once we … Continue reading

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Namibia

Photos available here Practical Information for cyclists available here The essence of the route from Windhoek to Cape Town was pretty much summed up in the first two days on the road. The first day, we learned about water.  That … Continue reading

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Botswana

Photos available here. Practical information for cyclists available here. When you’re pedaling for your second day in a Namibian national park, and you know that you’re fifty kilometers from the next human habitation and that there are elephants, leopards, and … Continue reading

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Zambia

  Photos available here Practical information for cyclists available here So, in early June we set out from Kasama to make our way south, heading through Lusaka and Livingstone (Victoria Falls) to the Namibian border and the Caprivi Strip.  In … Continue reading

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Photo Update: Zanzibar

Yes, you can believe the title – no incoherent rants this time, just photos from our week in Zanzibar, the spectacular island off the coast of Dar es Salaam.  Since getting back to Dar we have taken the train to … Continue reading

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Dar es Salaam

(Sorry, but the internet connection is too slow for putting photos in the text!  They’re available online here though, thanks!) Our original route didn’t have us passing through Dar until the very end of our time in Africa.  We decided … Continue reading

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Tanzania

(Des infos pratiques pour les cyclistes disponibles ici)   (Photos available here) (Practical information for cyclists available here) Tanzania…  How to describe biking in Tanzania… One story sums it all up for me: A few days into the country, Anna … Continue reading

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