Destination: Lake Tanganyika

Bujumbura, the humid capital of Burundi lies on the golden sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika – Africa’s longest lake (also the world’s longest freshwater lake). At a distance of 270km from Kigali, a mountainous cycle awaited. After farewell to Meg and everyone at...

The Western Portal: Kampala to Kigali

After gratefully topping up with the usual niceties of African Cycling (Anti-Malarial and de-worming tablets) thanks to Marsali Campbell, the Nurse at Dwelling Places, I headed back to my room to get into shape for taking to the Ugandan roads once again. It’s never...

A Dwelling of Pearls

After a wonderful 147 days in Naivasha, it was back to the African Roads as I meandered northwards towards Kenya’s chilly capital of Running – Eldoret. The cycling started well; after a surprising morning’s effort I made it to bustling Nakuru where I stopped for...