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Table of contents

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Epilogue 28.07.2012
Day 267 – To the Family Beamish 28.07.2012
Day 258 – To the Family Somers 13.06.2012
Day 256-257 –Custom-less Dover 13.06.2012
Day 255 – French Paperwork 13.06.2012
Day 254 – Crossing the Alps and Chantilly Bound 05.06.2012
Day 253 – The European Landing 05.06.2012
Day 252- To The Top Of The Continent 05.06.2012
Day 251 – Early Morning Wake-Up Calls 05.06.2012
Day 250 – Stamping Ourselves Out 05.06.2012
Day 249 – Naphtha or Benzene? 03.06.2012
Day 248 – In Search of Gadaffi‘s Hole 02.06.2012
Day 247 – The Hospitality of Gentlemen 02.06.2012
Day 246 – Destination Libya 30.05.2012
Day 245 – The War Graves 30.05.2012
Day 244 – Another Wonder of the Ancient World 30.05.2012
Day 243- Alexandria and the Upside Down Woman 30.05.2012
Day 242 – Tour Companies and Visa Extensions 30.05.2012
Day 241 – Closed Embassies 30.05.2012
Day 240 – An Egyptian Supper 30.05.2012
Day 239 – Recouping our Intestines 30.05.2012
Day 238 – The Falafel Fandango 30.05.2012
Day 237 – The Brooke Hospital for Horses 30.05.2012
Day 236 – Got Any Work? 30.05.2012
Day 235 – “The Park Is Closed” 30.05.2012
Day 234 – Tomorrow, Inshallah 21.05.2012
Day 233 – Twiddling Thumbs 21.05.2012
Day 232 – ‘Bombing’ The Pyramids 21.05.2012
Day 231 - Cairo Opera House 21.05.2012
Day 230 – A Pause 13.05.2012
Day 229 – Inside the Libyan Embassy 13.05.2012
Day 228 – Burkas and Belly Dancers 13.05.2012
Day 227 – "Cairo Baby!" (Embassies Galore) 13.05.2012
Day 226 – Nice Egyptians 13.05.2012
Day 225 – The Valley of the Kings 13.05.2012
Day 223 – 224 – Luxor 13.05.2012
Day 218 -222 – Egyptian Men; Sleazeballs and Thieves 13.05.2012
Day 216 – Brown Teeth and Cigarettes 13.05.2012
Day 215 –A Policeman’s Breakfast 06.05.2012
Day 214 – Two Deserts In One Day 06.05.2012
Day 213 – Temples and Starlit Camps 30.04.2012
Day 212 – The Sudanese Are The Nicest Nation On The Planet 30.04.2012
Day 211 - The Dancing Dervishes 29.04.2012
Day 210–The ‘Missing Link’ Works For Ethiopia Border Service 28.04.2012
Day 209 - Ironwork and Funerals 28.04.2012
Day 208 – The Best Picnic Ever 28.04.2012
Day 207 – The Italian Road 21.04.2012
Day 206 – Axum and the Ark of the Covenant 21.04.2012
Day 205 – Please, No More Churches 21.04.2012
Day 204 – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Abuna Yemata Guh 21.04.2012
Day 203 – Rock Hewn Dinner and Drinks 21.04.2012
Day 202 – Throwing Stones, English Wives and Bed Bugs 21.04.2012
Day 201 - Monastic Mountains 21.04.2012
Day 199-200 – The Wondrous Lalibela 21.04.2012
Day 198 – Hats and Hills 15.04.2012
Day 197 – Living to Excess 15.04.2012
Day 196 – DHL To The Rescue 15.04.2012
Day 195 – Easy Visas 15.04.2012
Day 194 – Habesha 2000 10.04.2012
Day 193 – Pay Like An Egyptian 10.04.2012
Day 192 – Bye-Bye Biruk 10.04.2012
Day 191 – Smashing Rain 10.04.2012
Day 190 – Lord Have Mursi 10.04.2012
Day 189 – There’s a Meerkat in my Bowl 10.04.2012
Day 188 - The Evangari Dance (Hamer Time) 10.04.2012
Day 187 – Swollen Willies and Cultural Dilution 10.04.2012
Day 186 – The Wheels Are Falling Off 04.04.2012
Day 185 – Bloody Brilliant Fun 02.04.2012
Day 183-184 – Leaving Lian and the Road North 02.04.2012
Day 182 – Bandits or not, we're leaving Kenya 23.03.2012
Day 181 – “You’ll Need to Speak With the Warden” 23.03.2012
Day 180 – Sleeping With The Maasai 23.03.2012
Day 178-179 – Naivasha and the Crazy Dutch 23.03.2012
Day 172-177– Damned DHL and Two Hour Visas 23.03.2012
Day 171 – A Spot of Croquet? 23.03.2012
Day 170 – Ex-Patriot Games 23.03.2012
Day 169 – The Budget Review 21.03.2012
Day 168 – Looking like Idiots 21.03.2012
Day 167 – Transiting Tanzania 21.03.2012
Day 166 – Goodbye Dar 21.03.2012
Day 165 – “The Ferry is Full, But I’ll Get You On” 17.03.2012
Day 163-164 – White Sand, Turquoise Water and Tourism 17.03.2012
Day 162 – Ten Thousand Pieces of Art 17.03.2012
Day 161 –Passports? 17.03.2012
Day 160 – Car Parts, Razorblades and Maasai Warriors 17.03.2012
Day 159 –Are You Even In The Police? 14.03.2012
Day 158 – Neema Crafts and Snakes in the Bush 14.03.2012
Day 157 – Cup Final Day 14.03.2012
Day 156 – Indecision 14.03.2012
Day 155 – To Tanzania 14.03.2012
Day 154 – Lovely People 14.03.2012
Day 153 – Livingstonia – The Mission 14.03.2012
On People 14.03.2012
Day 150 – 152 – Five Months and Flying 26.02.2012
Day 149 – We Want Kande 26.02.2012
Day 148 – Farewell to our ‘Hero’ 26.02.2012
Day 147 – Road-Side Goat 26.02.2012
Day 146 – All At Sea: When Kayaking Goes Wrong 26.02.2012
Day 145 – Doing Nothing 26.02.2012
Day 144 – Cruising the Lake 26.02.2012
Day 143 – Happy Pants 26.02.2012
Day 142 – Night Monkeys 21.02.2012
Day 141 – River Boats and Fancy Camps 21.02.2012
Day 140 – Safari Liwonde 21.02.2012
Day 139 – The First Attempted Break-In 21.02.2012
Day 138 – Mulanje Mountain Rescue 20.02.2012
Day 137 – Maybe Tomorrow 20.02.2012
Day 136 – Mis-Guided Plans 20.02.2012
Day 135 - Feeling Rough 20.02.2012
Day 134 – The Arrival of the Postman 20.02.2012
Day 133 – Haircuts and Bawu Boards 15.02.2012
Day 132 – A Day of Rest 15.02.2012
Day 131 – Brake Pad Dealing 15.02.2012
Day 130 – Not quite fixed yet 15.02.2012
Day 129 – Fixing Redvers 15.02.2012
Day 128 – Police, police, police 15.02.2012
Day 127 – Black Hawk Down 03.02.2012
Day 126 – Crowded Boats and Broken Tempers 03.02.2012
Day 125 – Lounging in theLodge 03.02.2012
Day 124 - The Three Trials to Quirimba 03.02.2012
Day 122 -123 – Looking for the Lighthouse 02.02.2012
Day 121 – Here we go to Ibo 02.02.2012
Day 119 - 120 – Pemba 29.01.2012
Day 118 – Pemba ‘Magic’ 29.01.2012
Day 116 -117 – English Voices 29.01.2012
Day 114 - 115 Palacio de la Governatores 29.01.2012
Day 109 – 113 – Ilha De Mozambique 29.01.2012
Day 108 – No Fala Portuguesa 29.01.2012
Day 107 – Playing the Money Changers 29.01.2012
Day 105 – 106 – Casa Msika 18.01.2012
Day 105 – Into Mozambique 18.01.2012
Day 104 – Gold ‘n Gears 10.01.2012
Day 103 – Waterfalls and Gold Dust 10.01.2012
Day 102 – Holy Crap! Yes. 10.01.2012
Day 101 – Mount Binga 10.01.2012
Day 100 – Procuring Guides 05.01.2012
Day 99 – Who’s going to Chicken Inn? 05.01.2012
Day 98 – The Very Wet Great Zimbabwe Ruins 05.01.2012
Day 97 – Have we forgotten anything? And Henry 05.01.2012
Day 96 – ‘Experienced Mechanics’ 05.01.2012
Day 95 – Redvers Anniversary 05.01.2012
Day 91-94 – Four Days and a Thousand Hippos 05.01.2012
Day 90 – Into Kariba 05.01.2012
Day 89 – Ferry ‘cross the Kariba 05.01.2012
Day 88 – ‘Christmas Box’ 05.01.2012
Day 85 -88 – Squeaking Around Hwange 05.01.2012
Day 84 – Finding Ferries 05.01.2012
Day 83 – To the falls and Mama Africa 05.01.2012
Day 81 – Finding Benjamin and Saving Joseph 15.12.2011
Day 80 – Christmas Cards and Booze 15.12.2011
Day 79 – Roadside Recovery Part Two 15.12.2011
Day 78 – Ngonye Falls 15.12.2011
Day 77 - Roadside Rescue 15.12.2011
Day 76 – Devils’ Pool 15.12.2011
Day 75 – High Tea 15.12.2011
Day 74 – Team Zambezi 15.12.2011
Day 73 – Orphange Football 15.12.2011
Day 72 – Into Zambia 12.12.2011
Day 71 – Living in Luxury 12.12.2011
Day 70 – Bastarding Mosquitoes 12.12.2011
Day 68 to 69 – Game Park of the ‘Rich and Famous’ 06.12.2011
Day Sixty Six and Sixty Seven – Paradise Found 06.12.2011
Day Sixty Five – Kack-a-nacka Xampsite 06.12.2011
Day Sixty Four – Lion Awake at Third Bridge 06.12.2011
Day Sixty Three – Pilots and Basket Cases 03.12.2011
Day Sixty One and Sixty Two – Skid Pans and Baobabs 03.12.2011
Day Sixty – Campsite Reservations 03.12.2011
Day Fifty Eight and Fifty Nine – Fishy Morals 20.11.2011
Day Fifty Seven - Popa ‘Falls’ 20.11.2011
Day Fifty Six – Crossing the line 20.11.2011
Day Fifty Three to Fifty Five – Etosha Again 20.11.2011
Day Fifty Two – Back to Etosha 20.11.2011
Day Fifty to Fifty One - A little shocked 12.11.2011
Day Forty Nine - Tired of tyres 12.11.2011
Day Forty Eight – Halfway back 12.11.2011
Day Forty Seven – Pooped at Epupa 12.11.2011
Day Forty Six – Shocking 12.11.2011
Day Forty Five – Tyred Out 12.11.2011
Day Forty Four- Corrugations 12.11.2011
Day Forty Three – Beamo Grylls, Grills 10.11.2011
Day Forty Two – Oil Rigs and Shipwrecks 10.11.2011
Day Forty One - Beached 10.11.2011
Day Forty - Swakopmund and Beyond 10.11.2011
Day Thirty Nine – Sat Phone Pursuit 01.11.2011
Day Thirty Five to Thirty Eight – Poisonous Creatures 01.11.2011
Day Thirty Four - Song Night 01.11.2011
Days Thirty Two and Thirty Three - Waiting... 31.10.2011
Days Thirty and Thirty One - Birthday Gloating 24.10.2011
Days Twenty Seven to Twenty Nine – Desert, Dunes and Germans 24.10.2011
Day Twenty Six – Chilling in Windhoek 18.10.2011
Day Twenty Five – Easy go easy come 18.10.2011
Day Twenty Four –Lions, lions, lions 18.10.2011
Day Twenty Three – Salt Pans and Rude People 18.10.2011
Day Twenty Two – Your Safari 18.10.2011
Day Twenty One – Water Hole Theatre 18.10.2011
Day Twenty – Defacing National Treasures 18.10.2011
Day nineteen – Wild Rhino and contentment 18.10.2011
Day Eighteen – The Skeleton Coast and ‘Ra’ is a word 16.10.2011
Day Seventeen – Sandy pants and what is the Fish of the Day? 16.10.2011
Day Sixteen – Alsop Aboard and Desert Adrenaline 16.10.2011
Day Fifteen – General Sir Redvers’ Entry into Namibia 16.10.2011
Day Fourteen – Tropical Hypochondriac 16.10.2011
Day Thirteen - Punctures and Persistance 07.10.2011
Day Twelve - Don't piss on the cheetah 07.10.2011
Days Ten and Eleven - Just Another Day in the Desert 07.10.2011
Day Nine - Off for a safari in the Kalahari 07.10.2011
Day Eight - Broken principles and Augrabies Falls 06.10.2011
Day Seven - Driving (forever) 06.10.2011
Day Six - Swimming with sharks (almost) 06.10.2011
Day Five – Southward bound and the turn for home 06.10.2011
Day Four – Anticlimatic walks and as far south as we can get 26.09.2011
Day Three - Addo Elephants and where on earth is East? 26.09.2011
Day Two - In search of Rennie 26.09.2011
Day One - And they’re off... 26.09.2011
The False Start 22.09.2011
In the beginning and shortly after 19.09.2011