Month: January 2023

Usambara Mountains

From the coast we were driving in direction of the Kilimanjaro, coming past the Usambara mountains. We had decided to go there to escape the humid heat of the coast. Our destination was the Irente Farm, high up in the mountains. Into the mountain led a good road, just narrow in some parts so we …

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In Bagamoyo, we stayed at the beautiful Travellers Lodge, which has a huge park-like garden behind the beach, with a lot of wonderful trees and palms. From here we could easily walk to all the sights of town. Our first destination was the Holy Ghost Mission, founded in 1868 by Father Antoine Horner of the …

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Kaole Ruins

After returning from Europe to Dar es Salaam, we spent some more days at the lovely Sunrise Beach Resort, before we left there, for a stop at the Mercedes garage (CFAO Motors) to get the brakes renewed. (We had brought the necessary spare parts from Europe.) In the afternoon everything was finished and we stopped …

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Travel Route 2023

Mid of January we left Dar es Salaam to explore a bit more of Tanzania, especially the famous National Parks in the North. After reaching Lake Victoria, we decided to got first to Rwanda and then Uganda and Kenia. Later this year our route will take us south again, slowly back to South Africa.