I'm Always Happiest When I'm Learning July 7th 2007 I pass through the border with my free visa stamped into my passport. I ride on. The countryside is busy. There’s plenty of villages and people about. Malawi is home to nearly fourteen million people and is just a faction of the size of Zambia. I realise that cycling here will be made easy with the availability of towns and villages to supply food and accommodation, but I know I’m going to mis ... read more
Africa » Malawi Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule under President Hastings Kamuzu BANDA the country held multiparty elections in 1994, under a provisional... ... read more
Well I guess I sold out and started a blog. Everything I wanted to get away from I am now becoming.
This trip started in the summer of 2005 with the idea to cycle from the UK to South Africa. Now in Cairo and nine months into the trip peer pressure and the sad admittance that, yes I guess it could be fun, has resulted in me starting this blog. Its just ramblings of my thoughts, emotions and observations as I cycle along.
The idea of a long bike trip came from a late night conversation with a friend after returning from previous travels. I said "What should I do with my life," he replied... full info