The Big Summary

So after 405 days on the road, our trip is over and we are back in London; adjusting to not living out of a backpack, having a routine and waking up in the same bed every day. The trip was incredible and we loved every minute of it. We really didn’t want it to end….

Africa summary

So, the continent that we secretly weren’t sure we would make it to? It was our favourite of the trip. From safaris to sand dunes through Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Rwanda and Uganda, here’s the summary of our two and a half months in Africa: Destination highlights: Arriving in Livingstone, Zambia…

Stellenbosch and the end of the overland tour

We had three nights in South Africa before the overland tour ended in Cape Town. The first night was spent amongst beautiful vineyards at a pretty campsite which was a precursor to our following two nights spent in South Africa’s top wine region, Stellenbosch. On arrival we snuck away from the group and had a…

Waterfalls to hippos: our first four days in Africa

Africa. It’s the only major continent we both haven’t really visited before (discounting Egypt and Morocco) and knew the least about. We always had it on the itinerary but at some points we wondered if we’d actually make it here, but after just a few days, it is already one of the highlights of the trip….