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MALAWI: Curiosities

MALAWI: Curiosities

Malawi and its people are known as the "warm heart of Africa". Do you know why? Malawi is known internationally as "the warm heart of Africa". The reason? His people. When you travel this country, you will be surprised by the kindness and hospitality of its...

MALAWI: Likoma Island

MALAWI: Likoma Island

Likoma Island is one of the places we liked the most during our trip to Malawi. It is a small island located in the center of Lake Malawi, very few kilometers from the Mozambican coast of the lake. In fact, together with the island of Chizumulu, these two small...

MALAWI: Liwonde NP

MALAWI: Liwonde NP

Liwonde NP is one of the few national parks in Malawi where you will find wild animals. With an area of ​​550 square kilometers, it is a relatively small reserve located 6 kilometers from the town of Liwonde and about 160 kilometers from Blantyre, the country's...

MALAWI: Livingstonia

MALAWI: Livingstonia

Livingstonia is a village located in the north of Malawi and which was one of the most important settlements in the history of the country, where lived the Scottish Anglican missionaries who sought refuge in the late 19th century from the malaria they suffered in...

MALAWI: Zomba

MALAWI: Zomba

In the south of Malawi, between Blantyre and Liwonde, we find the city of Zomba. This was the capital of Nyasalandia, the former British colony, and also of Malawi during its first ten years of independence (from 1964 to 1974). Later, the capital moved to Lilongwe,...

MALAWI: Mount Mulanje

MALAWI: Mount Mulanje

The Mulanje area is where we find the highest peaks in Malawi. Located between Blantyre and Zomba, and very close to the border with Mozambique, we find this massif that majestically imposes itself in the south of the country. A rural area, which stands out for its...

ANGOLA: Curiosities

ANGOLA: Curiosities

Do you know that in Angola the price of gasoline and diesel is very cheap? Angola is the second largest oil producer in Africa and the 16th largest producer in the world. Black gold (oil) is the country's main economic driver, accounting for 95% of export earnings...

ANGOLA: Lubango

ANGOLA: Lubango

Lubango, the second largest city in the country after Luanda, is located in the middle of mountains over 1.700m high of altitude. It is a beautiful city nestled in a beautiful green scenery. After Portuguese settlers from Madeira formed this settlement, it was...

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ANGOLA: Driving tips

ANGOLA: Driving tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you if you want to travel to Angola by car: - In Angola you drive on the right, as in most European countries. The cars in the opposite lane will come to your left. This fact must be taken into account if you are coming...

SOUTH AFRICA: Driving Tips

SOUTH AFRICA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to South Africa by car: In South Africa, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international...

ESWATINI: Driving Tips

ESWATINI: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Eswatini by car: In Eswatini, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

ZIMBABWE: Driving Tips

ZIMBABWE: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Zimbabwe by car: In Zimbabwe, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

ZAMBIA: Driving Tips

ZAMBIA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Zambia by car: In Zambia, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

USEFUL INFORMATION: Visas

USEFUL INFORMATION: Visas

One of the most important issues to consider when traveling to Africa are the visas you need to enter to the different countries on the continent. Every country has its own policy, and if you travel by road as we do, it is important to take all the details into...

NAMIBIA: Rent a car

NAMIBIA: Rent a car

Namibia is a country with a very low population density. As is the case in most African countries, we do not find a sufficiently developed public transport network to be able to travel around the country by bus, train… Therefore, one of the best recommendations we...

NAMIBIA: Driving Tips

NAMIBIA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Namibia by car: In Namibia, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

BOTSWANA: Driving Tips

BOTSWANA: Driving Tips

Driving through Botswana is totally a challenge. We are facing one of the most depopulated countries in Africa with sandy roads and national parks full of animals that we will cross alone with our 4x4. Here are some tips that may be helpful if you are traveling by...

ANGOLA: Driving tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you if you want to travel to Angola by car: - In Angola you drive on the right, as in most European countries. The cars in the opposite lane will come to your left. This fact must be taken into account if you are coming...

SOUTH AFRICA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to South Africa by car: In South Africa, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international...

ESWATINI: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Eswatini by car: In Eswatini, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

ZIMBABWE: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Zimbabwe by car: In Zimbabwe, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

ZAMBIA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to Zambia by car: In Zambia, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international driver's...

USEFUL INFORMATION: Chapka, our travel insurance

Getting a good travel insurance is one of the most important aspects when taking a flight or going on holidays. This usually covers any flight cancellations, transport delays, loss of luggage, medical assistance at the destination and even the urgent return home if...

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Hello to everybody! We are Esteve and Laia, creators of this website and the protagonists of this route through Africa that is now just beginning. We encourage you to follow us on this great journey through a totally unknown continent aboard a Toyota Land Cruiser. Do you want to come with us?