Cape Town to Tanzania 2014

Solo trip for 12 months - Toyota Hiace 4x4 van

Information on the Journey

This journey is a direct follow-up of my previous trip. After Gitane's departure from Cape Town, I continue my journey towards Botswana. For several months, I explore Southern Africa before going back to Tanzania where my adventure on African soil will come to an end.

Back in Tanzania, I sell the van and all my equipment. After more than 4 years exploring Africa, it is time for a change. I already have several ideas in my head.


Some data

Travelling solo

Regions visited:South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambie, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania
When? May 2014 to November 2015

The best

South AfricaDrakensberg - Soweto - Elephant Coast - iSimangalizo Wetland Park - Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
BotswanaKhama Rhino Sanctuary - Chobe - Moremi - Kalahari Desert.
ZimbabweVictoria Falls - Hwange - Mana Pools - Gonarezhou.
ZambiaVictoria Falls.
LesothoThe people - Mountain scenery.
Swaziland---
MalawiMulanje Massif - Mua Mission - The lake.

The worst

South Africa---
BotswanaGuides at Tsodilo Hills.
ZimbabweInfrastructure is in dire need of maintenance (aka a country ruined by its president).
ZambiaCarbon tax for the van was outrageous.
Lesotho---
SwazilandNothing bad, but a country rather boring at the end of the dry season.
MalawiParks are less impressive than other parts of Africa.