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Lusaka, the end of the trip

31st August to 5th September

Sunday 31 August
We go to the handicraft market, in the surroundings of the Arcade shopping mall. There are hundreds of men exposing their products directly […]

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Cycling in Southern Zambia

25th to 30th August
Monday 25 August
We get up at 6, a little before sunrise. It’s very cold this morning. We take our time to organize our panniers. Finally, we leave the camping, around 10h.

In the end, we have spent 8 days here, and it has been very pleasant. The camping was very calm, with wonderful […]

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More than tourism in Livingstone

18th to 24th August
Monday 18 August
Today is our first rest day in Livingstone. We take our time in the morning, for the breakfast and organising all our stuffs. At the end of the breakfast, the monkeys arrive. Some are quite aggressive, showing the teeth and advancing fiercely towards the enemy.

Then we go to the city […]

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Across the Caprivi strip

13th to 17th August
Wednesday 13 August
We enjoy a lazy morning. We get up at 7h, after sunrise. We take our time to have breakfast and try to see the Popa falls. But it’s more like rapids than real falls. So it’s not really impressive, despite the sound of the water that can be heard from […]

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Safari in North Namibia

11th and 12th August
Monday 11 August
We leave Sarien and Dennis’ place at 8h30 to take the bus. It’s again Intercape, and this time, we do not have a box. So we decide to wrap the bikes together in a cling film. It has the advantage of protecting the bikes, preventing them to make other luggage […]

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Complete autonomy in the Namibian desert

6th to 10th August
Wednesday 06 August
We arrive at Windhoek at sunrise.We buy our next bus ticket, from Walvis Bay to Bagani (in the very North of Namibia), on Monday, and we go to the backpackers to leave our stuffs. The city is calm, relatively small, organized (German heritage!). It seems a good place to live, […]

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A piece of Europe in the tip of Africa

2nd to 5th August
Saturday 02 August
Finally, we can rest! After 9 days of pedalling! The house is very comfortable, and the bed is just wonderful. The weather is cloudy and rather cold, it’s still winter here. We go to an organic market this morning. They sell all kinds of food, from burger to cheese, cakes, […]

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The Green Garden Route

27th July to 1st August
Sunday 27 July
We leave the house one hour after sunrise! It took us a long time to get prepared. There is still a strong head wind, and the sky is threatening today. The road is very hilly, we go down to sea level when we pass a village, then rise up […]

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Three, Two, One, Bungee!

23rd to 26th July
Wednesday 23 July
We pack the bikes and panniers in the car (that we had rented last Friday), and leave Joburg. It’s 8h, just the end of the daily traffic jam. We manage exiting Joburg without getting lost, and we drive on the barren plateau of the Free State. The landscape is quite […]

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We are in Johannesburg!

17th to 22nd July
Thursday 17 July
We arrive in Joburg in two different planes, Mick from Addis Ababa and Julien from Doha. The planes are supposed to arrive within only 25 minutes difference. But there is delay… Mick’s plane is one hour late. And Julien’s plane is also one hour late. So we manage to encounter […]

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