We've met some wonderful characters throughout the trip and many have some great stories to tell - stories of revolutions, of changing times and of difficult histories, however nothing compares to those we have heard here in Zimbabwe. Oddly when people talk of the most difficult time here, of the lack of currency, fuel and food they do so with an almost reminiscent smile on their face, and the phrase "I don't know how we got through it, but we did" has been echoe...
Camden Town to Cape Town
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When we signed up for a three night canoe safari on the Zambezi we were expecting a relaxing time drifting peacefully with the current watching wild-life on the banks. We got that for sure, but it was a little more eventful than expected. Our first day got off to a less than smooth start when our pick-up arrived two hours late as the canoe trailer had broken. Not long after setting off with a replacement trailer we came to a spluttering stop on a steep hill. The...