24 July 2011 | Transport
I spent several weeks kicking around the two Congos with stops in Lubumbashi, Kinshasa, Kisangani and Goma in Congo DRC and a sidetrip to Brazzaville in Congo Republic. And then I went on to Rwanda to finish my trip. Along the way I also got a great view of Kilimanjar...
Signs of Africa
8 April 2009 | Culture
I love the signs you see when you’re travelling anywhere in the world and my bicycle ride through Africa last month turned up plenty of them. I rode the Iringa (Tanzania) to Lilongwe (Malawi) stage of the Tour d’Afrique cycle ride and here are a few of my favourites a...
Tour d’Afrique – Chitimba Beach to Lilongwe
1 April 2009 | Places
Chitimba Beach to Lilongwe
I’ve just ridden stage 5 of the Tour d’Afrique, a Cairo to Cape Town, four month, 12,000km bicycle ride the length of Africa. Two Lonely Planet teams are making the ride relay fashion. The first half of my ride took me 572 km from Iringa ...
Tour d’Afrique – half way rest stop, Iringa to Lilongwe
26 March 2009 | Places
Iringa to Chitimba Beach
The Lonely Planet team before the Iringa start - me, Fiona Siseman, Rana Freedman and Martin Heng. Rana and Martin rode the last stage and decided to continue on this one as well.
I’m half way through my Iringa (Tanzania) to Lilongwe (Ma...