Monthly Archives: December 2013

First impressions.

Leaving Nanyuki we took the road south looping around the Aberdares, through the Tea fields of Nakuru, and up to Kisumu where we encountered a mechanic furiously waving his arms at us yelling: “Your wheel is wobbling!”.  Co-incidentally we had … Continue reading

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The path to paradise begins in hell

Dark rain clouds greeted us on our arrival into Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia.  The roads here swelled with traffic, where the timid stood still and only the bold got through.  We found our way onto Chruchill avenue sidling … Continue reading

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Mad dogs and Englishmen

On the seventh of November we got up early to do our final few preparations before our departure.  De-dusting Delilah, checking tyre pressures and refuelling.  Throughout the morning the other drivers arrived: first Hennock the veteran in his Nissan pathfinder, … Continue reading

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