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Luckily for me, the two Aussies in our small group were desperately trying to out-aussie each other and this resulted in a favourable outcome for the bystanders who all got to enjoy a steak barbecue, tended to by the salted and seasoned pros. We all chucked in a few thousand Kwacha and enjoyed the spoils of war while the smell of African beef and firewood filled the camp. Plans were afoot to head up north to Nkhata Bay the following morning and like a true explorer I ...
... memories safely locked there. I vowed not to have any fun in the airport and to avoid eye contact with anyone that might ruin my view of this wacky country. Despite this, I found myself inevitably running back over all ground.
I was almost certain that the toilet cleaner was the one I had imparted my last few bir (currency) with as my flight was about to leave for London last year. Alas she ...
And I would walk 3,776 miles - no I wouldn’t - that’s why I decided to take a reasonably priced flight to Malawi - via an old favourite city of mine - Addis Ababa. What better way to wake up out of an altitude and wine induced half-sleep, you know the kind where you can still hear the huge jet engines spinning but you almost start to dream, well maybe you don’t know but that’s as close as I ...
A new section today - The Zambezi Zone
Number of days cycling: 8
Height gained: 8,110m
Rest Day: Lusaka, Zambia (after 5 days of riding)
Finish: Victoria Falls
Two new riders:
Caroline, North American but lives in Switzerland
Kimberley from USA
Border Crossing today from Malawi into Zambia, so no race
Distance today: 152 km
Height Gained: 830m
Love how in Malawi the kids chase us yelling Muzugi!!!! They just smile and wave, it's great. Some times they ask for money but when you say No, and smile they just say ok, and smile. What a change! Third month of the tour they say is the hardest, which from what our group has changed, I agree. People start fighting, not caring and thinking of "Real Life" We are still pretty remote, which doesn't help either. Tried to explain to a rider, no hydro lines means no hydro, ...