African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Twelve the last day!

Our last full day was spent just aimlessly wondering down the alleys and streets of Stone town, stopping to browse the bazaars, have a coffee or something to eat. We finished off the day with a meal at the Stone town bistro in the old dispensary building. The old dispensary building was in fact a … Continue reading African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Twelve the last day!

African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Nine – Dar es Salaam

And so the events leading to bus ride from hell number three started to unfold. The bus wasn't due to arrive until 11.30 pm but Leonard, who was not as friendly and as obliging now that we were leaving, would only give us a lift to Mzuzu at 12.30 in the afternoon and charged us … Continue reading African shoestrings – Tanzania Day One Hundred and Nine – Dar es Salaam

African shoestrings – Malawi Day One Hundred and Seven/Nine – Nkhata Bay Malawi

So the very next day we went into Mzuzu to find out for sure. The information we were getting in Nkhata bay was unreliable and sketchy. Stephan had a saying "Africa wins again" well that’s exactly how you could describe the sum result of the next eight hours in Mzuzu. We were getting a lift … Continue reading African shoestrings – Malawi Day One Hundred and Seven/Nine – Nkhata Bay Malawi