Northern Tanzania

Northern Tanzania

Home to the mighty Serengeti and other popular national parks, Northern Tanzania is one of the world’s premier safari destinations. But given that safaris are a bit pricey for a full time traveler, I wasn’t looking for one. But sometimes the safari finds...
Central Tanzania

Central Tanzania

Northern Tanzania’s animals and Southern Tanzania’s mountains, make these the parts of the country that you may have heard of. I didn’t know much about Central Tanzania. And neither did Google Maps or Maps.me. What would I find?     Even...
Southern Tanzania

Southern Tanzania

When I was researching things to do in Tanzania the results were nothing but safaris. Safaris’ range from expensive to very expensive. As a long term bicycle tourer these were out of the question. But I had a feeling, that even without the typical Tanzanian...
Northern Malawi

Northern Malawi

Lake Malawi is the country’s biggest draw. And Malawi’s biggest feature as it takes up nearly a third of the country’s surface area. And yet the call of the Malawan mountains had kept me from it for my time in the Southern and Central thirds of the...
Central Malawi

Central Malawi

It had been two days since my fever had started. At times I felt like I was getting better but everyday as the sun came down my temperature went up. I managed to figure out my Malaria testing kit and determined that I probably didn’t have malaria. Which was a...
Southern Malawi

Southern Malawi

Malawi is the country with the third lowest GDP per capita (According to the International Monetary Fund). By some measures it actually has the lowest GDP (World Bank). But it’s Madona’s country of choice for adopting African children and a pretty awesome...