Stage 66-70: Elephant Highway #Botswana

Amazing!! We rode the most spectacular 713 km the last five days. Very long days in the saddle with temperatures close to 40 degrees but we were rewarded with an incredible wildlife show. The section we are currently riding, between Vic Falls and Windhoek, is called the “Elephant Highway”, and it took not even 15 km before we had our first Elephant encounter just after … Continue reading Stage 66-70: Elephant Highway #Botswana

Lilongwe (Malawi) to Lusaka (Zambia)

It doesn’t get easier! After a quick breather in Lilongwe we headed to the Malawian border. Ahead was a week of long miles and a decent amount of climbing. Physically I felt good and prepared to tackle the next section but mentally, I sensed, was going to be a tough one. After almost three months of constant riding, permanently stressful situations on the road with … Continue reading Lilongwe (Malawi) to Lusaka (Zambia)

Dream Big and then make it happen

The idea of travelling across Africa has been on the back of my mind for a very long time. Primed by glossy travel magazines, enticing backpacker documentaries, biographies of travellers and chats with globetrotters, complemented by my very own travel experiences through Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and, my adopted home, South Africa; the hunger to explore more of the incredible continent I am living on grew … Continue reading Dream Big and then make it happen