In Uganda, you are allowed to visit the national parks with a motorcycle. The excitement and the opportunity to ride in a park without barriers between me and the wild animals outweighed caution and off i went to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Category Archives: Africa
Kenya: Taking the back road to Lake Baringo
The road to Olarabel is nice tar, where i turn off onto a nice dirt road. It’s pleasant riding through small villages where people stop and wave back. I end up on a downhill section where the track narrows, turns, becomes steeper and the tyre width path is flanked by scree. I’m stuck. I can’t back up or turn around…
Catholic chapel built by Italian POW’s
On the old main road from Namibia to Nakuru that descends an escarpment into the Rift Valley, i come across a small Catholic chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war in 1942.
Orphaned elephants in Nairobi
The David Sheldrick Elephant Trust nursery looks after orphaned elephants from birth to 3 years old, before they are sent to a rehabilitation centre in Tsavo National Park for integration into an existing heard.
Riding in Tanzania
Riding a motorcycle in Tanzania not for the faint hearted. In fact, Tanzania is one of the few places in Africa i’ve been consistently scared of having an accident while riding…