Africa

Africa…

LP’s: “The Big Trip”

Southern Safari: Capetown, Garden Route, surfing at Jeffrey’s Bay, Kruger Nat’l Park, Kalahari in Bostwana and Namibia, sky dive over the sand dunes of Sakopmund, Chobe Nat’l Park (tens and thousands of elephants), Sossusvlei world’s tallest sand dunes, Okavango Delta’s hippos and crocs, Zambia or Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Lake Malawi for rasta vibes and reggae nights

Eastern Escape: Nairobi (aka Nai-robbery!), Kenya to Masai Mara Nat’l Park, Serengeti Nat’l Park in Tanzania for wildebeest migration, Ngorongoro crater, Lake Turkana, Mt Kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro, sun kissed beaches of Zanzibar or Lamu, Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Nat’l Park or Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcans to see gorillas, Ethiopia’s Haile Selassie (physical incarnate of Jah Rastafari), Lalibela churches or Aksum’s ancient biblical city

Northern: Cairo, Eqypt, Great Pyramids at Giza, sail Nile River on a felucca (traditional sail boat) to Luxor

*Trek Dogon Country West Africa go to cliff villages (Banani to Kani Kombole 2 days0

From: Where to Go When

  • TANZANIA: land in Dar es Salaam, Arusha for safari (1 wk) Nat’l Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Selous Game Reserve take bout tour up Rufigi River, Serengeti National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro (5 days, 4 nights) (4895m, takes a wk) best in August, Mafia is, trails and diving
  • ZANZIBAR: Stone Town, dive too beach
  • EGYPT: The Great Pyramids of Giza, Islamic Cairo start at foot of Citadel in the Midan Salahal-Din (Saladin Square), Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Islamic Art Museum, Khan el-Khalili’s maze of bazaars, Qualawun el-Nasir, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, dive in the Red Sea of Sinai, 4 Sun Boats from Aswan or Luxor to cruise the Nile is 5-8 day year round except June, best in Mar-Nov, Luxor and the Temple of Karnak (Old Winter Palace) (ref: 1000) (Feb) Nile cruise, Cairo Egyptian Museum, rent car and drive big 3 pyramids and Saqqara & Khan al Khalili, fly to Luxor Valley of Kings, Luxor Temple, Karnak, dive Red Sea Reddf@ Sharm el Sheikh, Naama Bay & Dahab, Ras muhammud Nat’l Park is 18 miles S of Sharm el Sheikh and one of the world’s best dive spots w/ well perserved coral reef, camel trkking interior to central Sinai to St Catherines Monastery (Mt Sinai) where Moses received 10 Commandments; dive Ras Mohammed
  • MOROCCO: off roading and camping in the Sahara Desert from Casablanca (ref: 1000)
  • SOUTH AFRICA: 2 wks fly into Johanesburg (Apartheid Museum) from Pretoria drive the N4 to Kruger Nat’l Park, find a tour guide w/ 4WD open for night skies, fly to Cape Town, trk to Table Mtn to view Atlantic/Indian Oceans, check out winelands
  • MOZAMBIQUE: sleep under mosquito nets, use Visa, speak Portuguese, Maputo take a larajinha (tuk tuk yellow and red) for sightseeing, mkt in front of Hotel Polana (bargain hard), Nat’l Museum of Art/Nucleo de Arte, airport to Bazaruto Archipelago or Pemba to Quirimbas Archipelago great seafood/dining

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2 Responses to Africa

  1. George Ushiyama 256-3370 says:

    All i can say is wow! How r u guys doing? Holy Shit mann… 200+ days RV’ing and i’m just checking it out now..i feel lacking…is your cell # still the xxx-8703 ? You guys prob had birthdays on the road too…well happy b-day to both..
    When i first went to the site (9-12-11 7:34pm HST) i was looking like where’s steve&wendys stuff?..then i realized it all is your webpage! with the pics of your dogs and all…i’ll start checking in with you guys more often now…i’ll email pics of Liko (son) and Lucky our Yellow Lab…take care..ps hows the RV holding up?…god bless…

  2. Hi George, see reply on the “where are we now” page comment.