The End of the Journey

We are home and after 29 days on the road it is good to stop.

Some statistics about our journey

We traveled a total of 5500 miles.

MapWe visited 5 countries. If you’d like to see more here is our day by day itinerary

  • Tanzania
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Botswana
  • Zimbabwe (courtesy of the Victoria Falls bridge)

We passed through the territorial waters of a sixth (Mozambique) and came within touching distance of a seventh (Namibia).

Our son has actually travelled on to an eighth (Kenya).

We have used almost every imaginable form of transport on our journey

By Road By  Air By Water By Rail


Pick Up Truck


Piki Piki

Bijaj (Tuctuc)

Bycycle Taxi


Minivan (Dalla Dalla)

Safari Vehicle

Plane Cargo Boat

Passenger Ferry

Motorised Launch

Motor Boat

Car Ferry


We have travelled an estimated total of 180 hours (not including local trips into town etc) which is approximately 7.5 days! ,

We have enjoyed relaxing on the beach (whether lake or ocean); watching elephants close up; walking with cheetahs; zip wiring across canyons; scuba diving and snorkeling; meeting people along the way – old friends and new, Paul and Helen, Saulos, Sam, Glen and Wendyvisiting the village; walking along a plateau; climbing (a very small part of) Kilamanjaro to see how coffee is made; amazing sunsets; fabulous sunrises; staring at the infinite milky way; awesome Victoria Falls; travelling through the mountains on a train; passing through Liwonde on a bicycle taxi and Moshi in a Bijaj; sailing across Lake Malawi/Nyassa on a cement cargo boat and on a large passenger ferry.

We have camped, we have stayed in B&B’s, in hotels, we have slept on deck, in carriages, under the stars, in the homes of friends.

So many highlights in one four week adventure.


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2 Comments Add yours

  1. James Scott says:

    Awesome journey!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. stlong says:

    Amazing experiences and wonderful memories. 😊👍 Looking forward to hearing more 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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