Across Tanzania on my bike

Hanging out with Wamuyu

I owe my trip to Tanzania to Anja Blue and Carsten Weisner .When Anja and Carsten started planning their riding tour from Kenya to South Africa, we agreed on riding together in Kenya from Naivasha to Lake Baringo.  My plans changed and i was not able to meet them for this ride.  They left Kenya while i was in Nyeri and i was so indebted.  I proposed to meet them in Kigoma- Tanzania and did not give this proposal much thought.  I just wanted to be with our friends and say a nobble good bye.

20170710_103203 Carsten, Anja our new friend in Kigoma and myself.

PREPARING FOR THE RIDE.

The first preparation i had to do was psychological. I needed to be sure am psychologically fit to do the trip. I had never ridden that long (distance and days) on my own.  There were going to be many “new” experiences for…

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King Bird KB 400 cc

When the up-grade bug bites, it bites hard and one can not ignore it.  "Up-grade" means raise (something) to a higher standard, in particular improve (equipment or machinery) by adding or replacing components. In the biking terms, the meaning is more the same. It means getting a bigger bike in terms of engine capacity and performance…

Traveling through beautiful souls.

I haven’t traveled much.  I can count the places I have been to and not exhaust my fingers.  I love travelling though but this confession does not support my love for travel.  I have been around for four decades, I should have done much better than that. Travelling is not cheap.  Its costs time, emotions,…

All the way from Florida to show me Kenya

I have recently found myself more on travel and adventure groups than my usual cooking, parenting, car boot sales, eat out groups.  In the last couple of months i have joined a number of these groups that have a world wide community and different interests in travel such as motorcycle adventures, work as you travel,…