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Author Archives: Guillaume

Revisiting Zanzibar

Eight months after our return from our “I do Africa” adventure, we have been very fortunate to revisit Zanzibar. This time it was different since it was 5 star accommodation instead of our “I do Africa” minimal budget. We went on behalf of The Herald and Times Media to review the amazing travel packages offered … Continue reading »

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Buy a Map!

So, we took the wrong way up! Serves us right for attempting to do a Trans-African trip without a map or a guide book. Yet, as someone once said, “Bad decisions make good stories”. We left Khartoum four days ago, ‘happy as chappies’ and ready to get to Egypt, just to find ourselves stuck in … Continue reading »

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After 14 weeks of travelling with adventurous local dining and countless encounters with runny nosed children, we have miraculously managed to stay in good health.  Sure there has been some discomfort after a couple of ‘interesting’ meals and we have had the odd sore throat but nothing serious, until now. Last week Dorette started to … Continue reading »

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Bwindi Mountain Gorillas

I now understand why Dorette has described her trek with the Eastern African mountain Gorillas, five years ago, as the most amasing experience in her life. My dream to share time amongst these loving and undeniably human-like creatures started ten years ago during my first stay in Uganda. Back then my savings from working at … Continue reading »

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Tough Times

Before we embarked on this crazy honeymoon journey we were aware of the ‘hard times’ we would inevitably need to face and battle through. Times that will be a requirement to complete this adventure successfully. We were conscious of the fact that our motorcycle, our own characters and our marriage will be tested and challenged … Continue reading »

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This is How We Do It!

During the first month of our journey we have been taking some footage whilst driving in order to give everyone an idea of what we are getting up to. Obviously the footage was very raw and shaky but we were finally able to get it to our friend Disco who created this awesome video. Check … Continue reading »

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Restless in Zimbabwe

Even though our 3.8cm self-inflatable camping mattresses, sadistically called ‘Comfort Light’, are crucial items to minimise the bedsores, they signify the epitome of a love-hate relationship. Big Boy, our poor 150cc delivery motorcycle, heaves twice his own weight around to deliver us to the day’s brand new way point on this Trans-African honeymoon adventure. After … Continue reading »

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Self Catering Accommodation in Newton Park | Port Elizabeth
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