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Traversing Zambia

Upon entering Zambia at Mbale from Tanzania we both felt disappointed; as if our wonderful adventure was at an end. We were on familiar territory: the tar road was good, the towns boasted their Shoprites and Pep Stores and we could successfully use ATMs everywhere. Even the loud music at the informal roadside markets had a familiar African beat. This was easy travelling without any excitement, we thought. However, Zambia has proven us wrong… Continue reading Traversing Zambia

Small but beautiful Rwanda

Thus far we had made a point of using minor border posts and our entry to Rwanda was no exception. The Cyanika border (on T4A indicated as Cyuve border) is indeed minor, so much so that all business for both Ugandan and Rwandan immigration is transacted out of one office, even issuing visas. Continue reading Small but beautiful Rwanda