After many delays, route changes, company changes, and other issues caused by COVID-19, I’m excited to announce that I am finally returning to Africa for an overland tour later this year.
Unfortunately my original trip to West Africa, which I booked 18 months ago, is no longer going ahead as Dragoman are currently in hibernation due to the ongoing issues faced by travel of this type. As a result, I won’t be visiting Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone as originally intended but will instead be visiting Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Southern Africa is a part of the world that I have been fond of since spending a month in Namibia in 2002, and this particular route is one that I have wanted to do ever since my first proper overland holiday to East Africa in 2009. So, as I’m sure you can imagine, I’m really looking forward to getting back on the road.
Travelling through Africa, immediately after the region starts to open up again post-COVID, is going to be strange. Additionally, I haven’t been able to go on this type of trip for so long due to finances, work, and COVID, so it’ll be strange to be back on the road again. But it’s going to be great.
As always, I’m not going to post my exact trip, my exact departure dates or route, or any live updates from the road for security reasons but you can expect lots of great posts and photos when I’m back. I’m also going to attempt to make some videos of my journey this time too.
Stay tuned for updates!
(Featured image by Diego Delso as I don’t have any of the area that I have taken myself yet. Used under Creative Commons CC BY-SA 4.0)