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.
We visited 5 countries. If you’d like to see more here is our day by day itinerary
- 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
Minivan (Dalla Dalla)
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 Wendy; visiting 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.