4x4 Travel Guide: Eastern Africa: Zambia * Malawi * Tanzania * Uganda * Kenya * Ethiopia

4x4 Travel Guide: Eastern Africa: Zambia * Malawi * Tanzania * Uganda * Kenya * Ethiopia

by Maureen Day

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Overview

4x4 Travel Guide: Eastern Africa: Zambia * Malawi * Tanzania * Uganda * Kenya * Ethiopia by Maureen Day

This comprehensive planning guide to 4x4 travel through eastern Africa (Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia) is based on first-hand travel experience.

Introductory chapters give detailed general information and guidance on itineraries, what to take, potential costs, fuel availability, road conditions, security issues, requisite documentation, medical precautions, check lists, bush recipes and more. This is followed by descriptions of the routes traversed by the author and her party through six countries. Route maps and detailed, sensible advice equip future travelers with all the necessary information required to plan and carry out out a trouble-free trip through the region.

This handy companion has easy, bulleted text and contains numerous photographs.

An invaluable guide for 4x4 explorers to these less-travelled, but hugely rewarding, parts of the continent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780620670517
Publisher: Penguin International
Publication date: 07/27/2016
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Maureen Day (nee McLelland) was born in Luanshya, Zambia and educated in
Rhodesia and South Africa. She qualifi ed as a midwife and psychiatric nurse in 1984
and met and married her husband Brian in 1989. Their love of the outdoors has led to many 4x4 excursions to neighbouring countries and, ultimately, to the adventure of a lifetime – the subject of this book.

Table of Contents

An African Blessing 3

In the Beginning 5

Travel Companions 6

Choosing a Campsite 6

Rules of the Road 7

Compiling an itinerary 8

Supplies 11

Documentation Required 12

Vehicle Requirements 14

Cab Requirements 17

Medical 19

Equipment 23

Kitchen Utensils 25

Grocery List 26

Bush Recipes 28

Clothing and Toiletries 32

Planning on the Home Front 34

Route Planning 37

Our Journey through eastern Africa 38

Zambia 46

Malawi 62

Tanzania 70

Uganda 94

Kenya 118

Ethiopia 158

With Hindsight 197

Index 200

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