Head in the clouds - climbing Mount Meru August 28th 2009 After a pretty hairy bus journey across the border of Kenya and into Tanzania, it was with huge relief that we reached the sleepy little town of USA River and met Justice - the driver who works for Matt's dad's friends Dick and Dolores. We were to stay with them for a few days until we set for either Mount Meru or Killi or both! We have ended up staying with them for over a week now and gosh the ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » North » Usa River Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
Not long after we met, Matt and I discovered a mutual passion for travel (as well as lots of other things!). So, 3 years later and after 1.5 years of planning - we have said au revoir to our friends and colleagues in Oz, packed our bags and have hit the road for our first big travel adventure together. First stop for Matt is a crazy stag do in Jersey that he has organised for his brother. First stop for me Koh Samui, Thailand and then we'll meet up for a whistle stop tour of Europe, Africa, Nepal and India.
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