Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans, Sipi, Uganda

Australia to Africa

Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans, Sipi, Uganda

Coffee Aromas

Uganda |

I am watching the sunset over the flat plains of Uganda, from our perch high above on the edge of Mt Elgon. It has been a great two days here, but tomorrow we must move on and head towards the sunset. Read more...

Danielle & Chriss at the Equator, Uganda

Baboons and Elephants

Uganda |

We are all packed up and ready to roll in a four door Rav 4! Yes, you heard right. I’ve swapped my two wheels for four in the coming month as my Auntie Chriss from Australia arrived into Entebbe airport a couple of days ago. Read more...

The Source Of the Nile, Uganda

Tantalizing Jinja

Uganda |

In Uganda, the word ‘Ginger’ is spoken amongst tourist all the time, long before arriving in Uganda, I knew all about it. Now, I’m not talking about a tall strapping young ginger lad or the taste of spicy sweet delicacy of a ginger zingiber. Read more...

Curious Children, Mt Elgon, Uganda

Welcome to Uganda

Uganda |

Border formalities are always the same, but this time it was unusually relaxing. I was enjoying the feeling of the sun’s warmth while casually talking to the two friendly border guards as they took down our motorcycle details. Read more...

Equator Crossing No 5

The Road to Uganda

Kenya |

I am in my prime environment. There is hard compacted mud beneath my wheels with overgrown green lush scrub licking the road edges. The wet season has taken its toll in sections and I am forced to ride on the high dry bits between the ruts of sloppy mud. Read more...

Jungle Junction, Kenya

Twiddling Thumbs in Nairobi

Kenya |

It didn’t take long for the mechanics at Jungle Junction to strip my motorcycle down and confirm it was indeed my crankshaft. After costing out all the parts I would need and where in the world it would be the cheapest to purchase them from, I then still had to find a way to smuggle them into the country. Read more...

730km Towing, Kenya

730km Towing Marathon

Kenya |

Several cut up pieces of inner tube holds my bike no more than two feet away from Mike’s rear wheel as we dance around goats, children and pot holes, through villages, across borders, down a long and dusty road and into the heart of 5pm rush hour traffic in Nairobi.  Read more...

Mike & I, Tanga, Tanzania

Retreat In Tanga

Tanzania |

Five dogs, two cats, two parrots and a horse and let’s not forget Pam and Eric and their two children Francesca and Jack (our hosts) welcomed us into their home and gave us a beautiful cottage to chill out in.  Read more...