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Surviving a Réunion Roadtrip with two kids

Running around the luggage conveyor belt at Roland Garros Airport, Réunion, my almost three-year-old is having a meltdown of massive proportions. It’s almost 10pm and way past his bedtime. We’re the only travellers left at the luggage check-out section. Our three pieces of luggage lonesomely circulate while my child cries over not wanting us to … Continue reading »

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Nieu-Bethesda

If you want to live off the beaten track without disappearing from the face of the earth entirely, then Nieu-Bethesda is a pretty good bet. During our most recent road-trip we spend some time in this charming little town. With dusty streets – and only a couple of them at that – a beautiful church, … Continue reading »

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The Heart of Africa

Somewhere in the remote northern areas of the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) lies the Heart of Africa. A beating heart, situated close to the lungs of Africa – the magnificent rainforests of the Congo basin, which not only plays a major role in keeping much of Africa’s weather patterns constant, but produces much of the … Continue reading »

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Before the Storm

We have been spending some time with friends and family in Kenya relaxing and getting ready for the final and most difficult part of our adventure. Tomorrow we’ll embark on the long and dangerous road through northern Kenya to Ethiopia and our next update should be from there. Till then, here are some photos of our … Continue reading »

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Why we travel: Part Three

We met Hassan Luchi two years ago during our first visit to Kenya on a beach in Tiwi, just outside of Mombasa. Back then we helped him out a bit but weren’t really able to do much and sadly we lost contact after we left – constantly wondering how he is doing. The beaches here … Continue reading »

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Leader of the Pack

After a long time spent holidaying in Livingstone the time came to move on… finally. By the time we hit the road to Lusaka we were both getting a bit grubby from staying motionless for so long. The plan was to go from there to Kapiri Mposhi (about 200km from Lusaka) and catch the Tazara … Continue reading »

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Restless in Zimbabwe

Even though our 3.8cm self-inflatable camping mattresses, sadistically called ‘Comfort Light’, are crucial items to minimise the bedsores, they signify the epitome of a love-hate relationship. Big Boy, our poor 150cc delivery motorcycle, heaves twice his own weight around to deliver us to the day’s brand new way point on this Trans-African honeymoon adventure. After … Continue reading »

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