Africa Overland

a trip by AfricaBound
From: August 9th 2007
Until: August 23rd 2008
Calgary Calgary

Calgary

August 9th 2007

A full year of travelling overland in Africa from the UK to Cape Town and then some.
Trip Length: 13 months
Blog Entries: 121
Photos: 1685
Words: 25086

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 9th 2007 Trip Intro North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary
August 22nd 2007 Planning North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary
August 27th 2007 Day 1 - Depart Calgary for Toronto North America » Canada » Ontario » Toronto
August 31st 2007 Bermuda North America » Bermuda
September 8th 2007 Paris Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris
September 10th 2007 Paris by Day = ?, Paris by night = Beautiful Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris
September 11th 2007 Mont St Michel Europe » France » Lower Normandy
September 13th 2007 Rouen (Juno beach & Falaise d'Etretat) Europe » France » Upper Normandy » Rouen
September 16th 2007 Fabien and Gwen's Wedding (St Quentin) Europe » France
September 26th 2007 Catching up in Spain Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Granada
September 28th 2007 Enjoying Morocco - Moulay Idriss Africa » Morocco
September 29th 2007 The interesting city of Fez Africa » Morocco » Fès-Boulemane » Fes
September 30th 2007 Roman ruins of Volubulis Africa » Morocco
October 2nd 2007 Visa land - Rabat & Casablanca Africa » Morocco » Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer » Rabat
October 5th 2007 Todra Gorge Africa » Morocco » Meknès-Tafilalet » Todra Gorge
October 6th 2007 Ait benhaddou Africa » Morocco
October 9th 2007 Marrakech Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech
October 11th 2007 Essouira Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Essaouira
October 14th 2007 Disputed territory, landmines, and crossing into Mauritania Africa » Western Sahara
October 17th 2007 Mauritania Part 1 - Nouadhibou and the real desert crossing Africa » Mauritania » Dakhlet Nouadhibou » Nouadhibou
October 18th 2007 Mauritania Part 2 - The desert coast to Nouakchott Africa » Mauritania » Trarza » Nouakchott
October 20th 2007 Kathie's 30th - Camels in Chinguetti Africa » Mauritania » Adrar » Chinguetti
October 25th 2007 Border crossing Mauritania into Senegal Africa » Senegal » Saint-Louis Region » Saint-Louis
October 26th 2007 Zebrabar Africa » Senegal » Saint-Louis Region » Saint-Louis
October 30th 2007 National Park Niokolo Koba Africa » Senegal » Cape Verde Peninsula » Dakar
November 2nd 2007 Bushcamp Africa » Mali
November 2nd 2007 Village in the middle of no-where Africa » Mali
November 3rd 2007 Morning market Africa » Mali » District of Bamako » Bamako
November 6th 2007 Bamako, Mopti and beyond Africa » Mali » District of Bamako » Bamako
November 9th 2007 Boating down the Niger River Africa » Mali
November 11th 2007 Welcome to Timbuktu Africa » Mali » North-West » Timbuktu
November 17th 2007 Dogon Country Africa » Mali » Dogon Country
November 19th 2007 Monday market Africa » Mali » Centre » Djenné
November 23rd 2007 Welcome to Ghana Africa » Ghana
November 26th 2007 Mole National Park Africa » Ghana » Northern » Mole National Park
November 29th 2007 Brenu Beach Resort Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast
November 30th 2007 Elmina and Cape Coast Slave Forts Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast
December 1st 2007 Fun with facial hair Africa » Ghana » Greater Accra » Accra
December 2nd 2007 Kakum National Park Africa » Ghana
December 12th 2007 Togo or not To go Africa » Togo
December 15th 2007 Benin: Beaches, snakes and stilt villages Africa » Benin
December 23rd 2007 Afi Mountains Drill Ranch Africa » Nigeria
December 27th 2007 Cameroon: Fix your roads! Africa » Cameroon » West » Limbe
January 3rd 2008 Cairo Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo
January 6th 2008 Western Desert - Egypt Africa » Egypt » Western Desert
January 10th 2008 Luxor Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor
January 12th 2008 Abu Simbel Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Abu Simbel
January 14th 2008 Ferry to Wadi Halfa Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Lake Nasser
January 16th 2008 Welcome to Sudan Africa » Sudan » North » Wadi Halfa
January 18th 2008 Temple of Sulb Africa » Sudan
January 20th 2008 Jebel Barkal Africa » Sudan
January 22nd 2008 Pyramids of Meroe Africa » Sudan
January 23rd 2008 Temple Overload!! Africa » Sudan
January 25th 2008 Whirling Dervishes Africa » Sudan » North » Khartoum
January 30th 2008 Ethiopia - Gondar Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Gondar
February 2nd 2008 Semien Mountains - Part 1 Africa » Ethiopia
February 2nd 2008 Semien Mountains - Part 2 Africa » Ethiopia
February 5th 2008 Axum - Queen Sheba and the Arc of the Covenant Africa » Ethiopia
February 12th 2008 Rock Hewn Churches Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Lalibela
February 14th 2008 Blue Nile Falls Africa » Ethiopia
February 15th 2008 Nearly half-way done Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Bahir Dar
February 20th 2008 Passports!! Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa
February 21st 2008 Abijata-Shalla National Park Africa » Ethiopia
February 23rd 2008 Sanetti Plateau Africa » Ethiopia
February 24th 2008 Horseback riding in the Bale Mountains Africa » Ethiopia » Oromia Region » Bale
February 28th 2008 Nechisar National Park Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Arba Minch
March 2nd 2008 South Omo Valley Tribes Africa » Ethiopia
March 4th 2008 Flat Tires... Africa » Ethiopia
March 8th 2008 Elephants, Giraffe, Zebra etc. Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Samburu NR
March 9th 2008 Samburu Tribal village Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Samburu NR
March 10th 2008 Mt.Kenya, etc Africa » Kenya
March 14th 2008 Nairobi Africa » Kenya » Nairobi Province » Nairobi
March 19th 2008 Lake Nakuru - Part 1 Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Lake Nakuru NP
March 19th 2008 Lake Nakuru - Part 2 Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Lake Nakuru NP
March 22nd 2008 Naivasha and Crossing to Tanzania Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Lake Naivasha
March 24th 2008 Serengeti Africa » Tanzania » North » Serengeti National Park
March 25th 2008 Ngorongoro Crater Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area
April 2nd 2008 Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi
April 9th 2008 Malawi Africa » Malawi » Central » Lilongwe
April 12th 2008 South Luangwa Nat'l Park Africa » Zambia » South Luangwa
April 17th 2008 Canoeing down the Zambezi Africa » Zambia
April 20th 2008 Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls Africa » Zimbabwe » Victoria Falls
April 23rd 2008 Chobe National Park Africa » Botswana » North-West » Chobe National Park
April 27th 2008 Okavango Delta Africa » Botswana » North-West » Okavango Delta
May 3rd 2008 Kruger National Park Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Kruger National Park
May 5th 2008 Swaziland Africa » Swaziland » Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
May 11th 2008 Mozambique Africa » Mozambique
May 14th 2008 Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game reserve Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve
May 18th 2008 Lesotho Africa » Lesotho » Maseru
May 21st 2008 Addo Elephant park Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Addo Elephant National Park
May 22nd 2008 Tsitsikama National Park Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Storms River
May 31st 2008 Cape Town Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town
June 3rd 2008 Canoeing on the Orange River Africa » Namibia
June 4th 2008 Fish River Canyon Africa » Namibia » Fish River Canyon
June 6th 2008 Kolmannskuppe Ghost Town Africa » Namibia » Luderitz
June 8th 2008 Sossusvlei - Dune 45 and Dead Vlei Africa » Namibia » Sossusvlei
June 11th 2008 Swakopmund - Quad Biking and Paragliding Africa » Namibia » Swakopmund
June 13th 2008 The Stinky Seals Africa » Namibia » Cape Cross
June 15th 2008 Cheetah park Africa » Namibia » Cheetah Park
June 17th 2008 Etosha - Take me to the waterhole Africa » Namibia » Etosha National Park
June 20th 2008 Stuck in the sand Africa » Namibia » Rundu
June 24th 2008 Relaxing at Ngepi Africa » Namibia
June 25th 2008 Botswana - Chobe (again) Africa » Botswana » North-West » Chobe National Park
June 26th 2008 Crazy border crossings Africa » Botswana » North-West » Kasane
June 28th 2008 Livingstone, end of another section Africa » Zambia » Livingstone
July 3rd 2008 Kruger and a bit of Luxury Africa » South Africa » Limpopo » Hoedspruit
July 4th 2008 Durban, spices and surfing Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban
July 7th 2008 The Wild Coast Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Port St Johns
July 12th 2008 Sunshine Coast to Plett Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Plettenberg Bay
July 15th 2008 Route 62 Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Oudtshoorn
July 16th 2008 Southernmost point of Africa Africa » South Africa » Western Cape
July 17th 2008 Whales and Penguins Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Hermanus
July 19th 2008 Diving with Great White Sharks Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Gansbaai
July 23rd 2008 Cape Winelands Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Franschhoek
July 30th 2008 Ngorongoro Crater second time around Africa » Tanzania » North » Ngorongoro Conservation Area
July 31st 2008 Serengeti Balloon Safari Africa » Tanzania » North » Serengeti National Park
August 4th 2008 Uganda Africa » Uganda » Eastern Region » Jinja
August 9th 2008 Rwanda (Gorilla treking) Africa » Rwanda » Province du Nord » Parc National des Volcans
August 15th 2008 Get me off this truck!! Africa » Kenya » Nairobi Province
August 21st 2008 Mombasa Africa » Kenya » Coast Province » Mombasa
August 23rd 2008 We're home! North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary
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