Uganda

Introduction
January 1996, we rode through Uganda because a group of four American engineers, who traveled the world on bicycles for 6 years, included it as a highlight of their trip. The people impressed the engineers as both friendly and colorful. They were right. The main roads were either newly improved or under construction. The traffic… Continue reading Uganda

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How We Rate This Trip – Malawi

Roads: 7
The main roads are paved, very good and frequently there is a paved shoulder. Occasionally, the paved roads have no shoulder with steep drops from the pavement, which makes it difficult to get out of the way when the road is congested. The dirt roads are ok except near the lake, where roads into… Continue reading How We Rate This Trip – Malawi

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Kenya

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Overview
In January of 1996 we rode from Nairobi to the Uganda border.
Uganda was our biking destination.
This is not enough riding to make an informed rating.
We had a book about biking in Kenya which we can’t recommend since we encountered way too much misinformation. Cycling Kenya by Kathleen Bennett was published… Continue reading Kenya

Namibia

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Overview
November 2002
A hotel owner in Namibia told us about an international cyclist who stated that after biking around the world he declared, “Namibia is the toughest part of my trip.” It’s the heat, the strong winds and the “whole lot of nothing” between highlights that make it… Continue reading Namibia

Uganda

Overview | How We Rate This Trip | Route Descriptions & Maps

Overview
January 1996
We went to Uganda in January 1996 because it had been surprisingly included in the highlights of a group of four American engineers who traveled the world on bikes for 4 years.  They were mostly impressed by the people as both friendly and colorful.  They were… Continue reading Uganda

Morocco

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Overview
We rode through Morocco in 1990 and can’t find our trip notes. They’ve got to be here somewhere. Picture us rummaging around in our attic. Page down to see the photos – we found them.

How We Rate This Trip

Roads: 6
Traffic: 5
Weather: 7
Winds: 7
Scenery: 7
Information: 2
Road Safety: 4
General Safety: 5
Value:… Continue reading Morocco

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