Livingstone to Lusaka

Livingstone to Lusaka

After my walk at Victoria Falls I found that almost all the backpackers in town were totally booked out. It seems I had taken the peace and quiet of Zimbabwe for granted, and now I was to battle it out with lads on their “Gap Yuhs” for a place to stay. I eventually arrived at […]

Victoria Falls and the Smoke That Thunders.

Victoria Falls and the Smoke That Thunders.

As much as I had enjoyed the small town charm of Bulawayo, and the pleasantness of Burke’s Paradise, I decided to head north to Victoria Falls, to spend a good few days exploring the falls, and the town of Livingstone. I found that the road was pretty good, and there was more beautiful Zimbabwean scenery […]

Zimbabwe, a pleasant surprise.

Zimbabwe, a pleasant surprise.

I spent my Saturday night in the border town of Musina, in South Africa, a few kilometres south of the Limpopo River. In the evening I went onto the main street to find some dinner and found the town had a certain menace after dark. Busses from the border dropped all sorts of people on […]

Ireland Here I Come!

Ireland Here I Come!

I am finally on the road. Thanks to everyone who came to see me off from Steampunk on Saturday morning. From old school friends to neighbours to new friends and even the Alfa Club, it was great to see you all there. And a special thank you to the Steampunk himself, Michael. It was pretty […]