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In Search Of The Goldsun The trials and tribulations of my life as a nomad as I attempt to work my way around the world on a mission to visit 50 countries before I turn 30.

Trip: Africa Adventure

There are [15] stories from my trip: Africa Adventure


Penetrating The Impenetrable Forest

UGANDA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [358]

I am going to really struggle with writing this blog post simply because the experience was indescribable. I don’t think my writing will do it justice but with the help of some really good describing words hopefully I will paint the picture for ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, gorillas, once in a lifetime, trekking, uganda


Not Born A Trekker

UGANDA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [189]

Uganda, Chimpanzee Trek As this title would suggest, I was definitely not born to be someone to scale the tallest mountains or have the ability to endlessly walk for hours or even enjoy a casual stroll through a forest to spot a family of chimps ... Read more >

Tags: chimps, trekking, uganda


Back In The Homeland

KENYA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [295]

Kenya  :) Nothing beats being back in the homeland. Don’t get me wrong, my travels have been out of this world amazing and the places I have been to have been breathtaking but to be back on home soil and where everything is so familiar ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, homeland, kenya


Hipopos In The Geti

TANZANIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [214]

Serengeti and Ngorongoro This place really does live up to its name. It is just a vast plain with nothing around but animals. And the crater, it is enormous. I wasn’t expecting something quite as extraordinary, in fact I wasn’t too sure ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, ngorongoro crater, serengeti, tanzania


Sunshine Reggae, Shopping And Sea Sickness In The Sun

TANZANIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [313]

Dar, Zanzibar, Back to Dar and Arusha. I still hate Dar. Yep. No amount of time I will ever spend there will make me change my mind. Thankfully the promise of Zanzibar and the Indian Ocean make up for it but I can’t say I will ever book my own ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, beaches, beer times, tanzania, zanzibar


Malawi Moments

MALAWI | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [343]

Malawi!! Yes, it is still amazing. On the drive up from Zambia to Kande I jumped in to the cab of the truck and spent some time with the tour leader and driver. I always had an idea but after today these two have definitely become very good friends ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, malawi


Zooming Through Zambia

ZAMBIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [220]

Zambia. This blog post is going to be short and sweet as nothing really happened through the rest of Zambia. This country is extensive so it is mainly long driving days and lots of time spent on the truck. I spent most of my days reading and getting ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, zambia


Killing Time In Kafue

ZAMBIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [288]

Woo hoo! Something new for my trip up North, we didn’t do this part of the journey down South. It’s hard to fit it in so we bypass and head straight on. I have to say though that I am glad that on the way up we find the time to stop in. Only ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, kafue, zambia


Oliving The Dream

ZAMBIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [383]

Livingstone, Zambia! Sitting on the shores of the Zambezi river with a view to the Smoke That Thunders (Mosi O Tunya) I have to say that Zambia is another highlight. I have spent many more days here than usual and I am ready to get back on the road ... Read more >

Tags: africa travel, backpacking, livingstone, vistoria falls, zambia


As Sweet As Kande

MALAWI | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [216]

Kande Beach, Malawi!! On route to Zambia this morning after having spent 3 amazing nights in Malawi at Kande Beach. Malawi still remains to be a highlight for me so far. It definitely just got better and better as the days went on. If you haven’... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, malawi


Cheesy Tunes And Wet Weather Blues

MALAWI | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [246]

Malawi!! Finally arrived in another country and can happily add one more stamp to my well traveled passport as well as another SIM card to my already impressive collection. Malawi has to be a highlight for me so far. Ok so I have only been in here ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, malawi


From The Bush To The Beach With A Beer

TANZANIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [238]

Apparently this title is very Australian. Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar!! I am writing this sitting on the ferry on route to Dar Es Salaam from Zanzibar. I was actually looking forward to this as the ferry is quite flash but now that I am sitting ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, beaches, beer times, tanzania, zanzibar


Masterchef Serengeti

TANZANIA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [546]

Tanzania!!!! We arrived here on Wednesday after what was a really good drive down. Didn’t start off too good being stuck in Nairobi traffic but once we were out on the main road we made up for it and made it here in good time. The drive down ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, tanzania


Hanging Around

KENYA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [290]

I love Nairobi. For a few days, its a great place to hang around but for five days its a little too much for me. Don’t get me wrong, I have had a great time and caught up with many old friends and met some new ones along the way too but I am done.... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, kenya


He who would travel happily must travel light ~ St. Exupery

KENYA | Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Views [1057]

All packed and ready to go. Yup. Never thought it would happen but I can safely say I am finally done. My life for the next few months has fitted in to a 70 litre backpack as my main bag and a small 35 litre backpack for the stuff I need during the day.... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, kenya, on the road, packing