The epic journey from my crash site to the flight. 3 cancelled operations, 3 hospital transfers and finally i get evacuated out of Zambia.
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MV Liemba, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania
I’d heard about a pre-first world war German vessel still plying its trade up and down Lake Tanganyika from Kigoma in Tanzania to Mpulungu in Zambia. Having failed to find any cast-iron information, i headed to Kigoma, the MV Liemba’s home port to see if it was running…
Rwanda: Kigali today
Appearing like the Emerald City, Kigali’s tall multi-story glass offices tower over the top of the surrounding hills. Kigali is like no other capital i’ve visited in Africa…
Uganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park
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.
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…