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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.
|Edition description:||2nd Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
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
Documentation Required 12
Vehicle Requirements 14
Cab Requirements 17
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
With Hindsight 197