Living it up at the Lake

Hello! After a great few days of relaxation in Zanzibar, we were off headed to Malawi and excited to get another new stamp in our passport. Bush Camping We left Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian coast and had two and half days of driving to get into Malawi, which involved two nights of bush camping. Driving days consists of lots …

Hakuna Matata

Jambo (hello in Swahili)! It has been awhile since our last blog and so this one will be a long one. So much has happened since we landed in Nairobi March 11th. Nairobi We flew Kenya Airways from Cairo to Nairobi and we had very low expectations for the airline, but it was fine. The flight was not very full apart …

Welcome to Alaska

In our first blog, we had just arrived in Luxor. Luxor is located along the Nile and contains a wealth of ancient Egyptian sights. It is also a popular destination for tourists who want to come and see the temples and tombs. Coming from the desert into Luxor was like night and day and we were not used to seeing …

Lonely in the Desert

Greetings from Egypt! We left London in the same fashion as when we arrived, in rain. We arrived into Cairo late in the evening and had pre-arranged to have a pickup to our hotel. Egypt is very overwhelming for the senses – the sounds, the smells, the dust… Cairo Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in the …

Rain, Beer and Fish’n’Chips

Thanks to everyone for your well wishes. We plan on updating the blog once a week, so we hope you enjoy the pics and stories. We arrived into London, with typical British weather, rain, rain, rain. We picked up our rental car and headed to Birmingham to visit Paul’s Aunt and family. The highlight was meeting Mason, Paul’s cousin’s baby. We …