Lake Malawi is an idyllic location for overland travel. Off the beaten path, in a country that is known as “The Warm Heart of Africa” due to the hospitality of its people, it combines amazing scenery and nice beaches with lots of activities sure to appeal to most people. With […]
I’m finally returning to Africa
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 […]
The blog of my 2002 Namibia trip is back online
I am pleased to report that the blog for my month-long trip trip to Namibia with World Challenge Expeditions in 2002 is back online after being taken down temporarily since May. If you read the blog you will notice that there are some references to an anonymous group member, as […]
Back home from Uganda
I’m now home after what has been an amazing week and a bit visiting the Ekisa Orphanage in Jinja, Uganda. The visit was definitely what I needed to get a break from things and I feel it has helped me grow as a person. The journey back took quite a […]
A week at Ekisa
I’m coming to the end of what has been a great week staying at Ekisa – the kids here are great and I really like this town. Much of the time has been spent interacting with the kids at the Ekisa compound but I’ve also spent quite a bit of […]
A morning in Entebbe
As I arrived at 10pm yesterday rather than the 220am of my old flights I was able to get up early enough to be able to explore Entebbe for a while before my friend arrived to collect me for the journey to Jinja. After getting up, repacking my bags and […]
I’m back in Uganda!
I’ve finally arrived in Uganda and I’m really happy to be here, but it has required another very long travelling day – one of the hazards of travel I guess! Yesterday after travelling to London I checked into the Travelodge near Heathrow which was the hotel I stayed at before […]
I’m off to Uganda again!
When I heard that my friend was going to be spending a year volunteering at an orphanage in the town of Jinja, Uganda, I was very excited. I spent a few days in the town a few years ago and loved it just as I did the rest of Uganda. […]
I’ve finally been able to upload all of my videos from Africa. They’re all now on YouTube and can be viewed below, or in full by clicking on the videos themselves. If you have a user on YouTube feel free to comment on the videos if you want.
Africa Day 18 – Crazy Airport Security
Today I got up at 5am, had a quick shower and checked out before saying goodbye to people that were leaving at the same time. I took my taxi to the airport and it was really quick with no detours unlike on the way in. My driver asked for less […]