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Border Crossing: Malawi to Tanzania (Songwe)

Crossing the border to Tanzania by road from Malawi was was no problem at all. A visa on arrival, and some paperwork for the car… There is only one overland border crossing from between Malawi and Tanzania at the Songwe river – at Kasumulu on the Malawian side, and 115km south of Mbeya on the Tanzanian side....

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Border crossing: Zambia to Malawi (Mwani/Mchinji)

Crossing the border to Malawi by road from Zambia was was no problem at all. A rather expensive visa, but only some paperwork for the car… on the whole, much less hassle than entering Zambia… Which border crossing to choose? There are, apparently, four overland border crossings from between Zambia and Malawi. The easiest...

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A panoramic drive through the Mpumalanga lowveld

Just a three hour drive east from Pretoria and Johannesburg lies one of South Africa’s most stunningly beautiful regions – the Mpumalanga (pronounced: Mmm-poo-ma-lan-ga) lowveld. ‘Lowveld? But it looks so high!”, you might be thinking. Although upwards of 2,000 metres high in many places, the region is called a lowveld (‘low bush’ in Afrikaans)...

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Angola – Luvo Border

  Border At the Luvo border we had to wait 30 min for the official to finish his breakfast and turn up at his desk but after that the official papers were stamped so we though and we proceeded to leave the border post, at the gate that allowed us...

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DRC Congo – Kinshasa

Kinshasa After the stress of getting through the port from both Brazzaville and now Kinshasa I was very surprised to see a fairly relaxed entry into the city as I read Kinshasa would be hectic and frenetic but within 10 minutes we had reached the main blvd 30 Janv which...