Cycle Reflection | The Kinamba Project

This is a post for guest publication to the Kinamba Project’s July Newsletter. I was lucky enough to visit Meg and the team in Kigali back in October 2011. The full story of my time there can be found here. It would be 7:AM. My alarm clock would ring and from the...

Africa’s Great Surprise | Zambia

Africa always surprises. It’s been a theme of my cycle and in Zambia, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, this hypothesis would be proven true – time, after time, after time. My cycle from Zambia’s border would take me from the under-construction children’s...

Southern Tanzania & Malawi

Tanzania’s South | Tanzania’s Best After my adrenaline pumped cycle through Mikumi National Park, I headed onwards through Southern Tanzania taking in the cities of Iringa & Mbeya, winding along the green, occasionally busy main road that flanks the railway line...

2 out of 5 – The Mikumi Encounter

Ever-surprising Africa is famous for its Safari “Big 5”, storybook animals that include the African Elephant, Cape buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino. Little did I know I was about to meet 2 of them, at the same time, on my bicycle. Cycle to Mikumi National Park After...

Yenege Tesfa (Hope for Tomorrow)

Getting to know Gondar So we had arrived in Gondar; the bikes were rested and after swapping hotels a few times, we got to know the town a little better. I tucked into the local brews Dashen & St George (the patron saint of Ethiopia as well as England) – both of...