Zambia

Zambia
Zambia

We crossed the border in a “z-way”: From Zimbabwe across the Zambezi to Zambia. We thought that was pretty cool and wondered how on earth we had gotten here. But yes, our “This time we go North from Joburg” tour had led us here.
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Malawi

Lake Malawi
Lake Malawi

Part of our crazy 19-day-100-hours-on-busses-and-train trip in August 2014 was Malawi. One of these countries, I had no clue about but I somehow wanted to see. Not that Malawi had ever been on any of my travel lists but when we decided to go North from Joburg, Malawi seemed reachable.
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls train station

My brother had decided to finally marry his South African girlfriend of many years and she had said yes. The wedding would be in South Africa where we had just been a year and a half earlier. So we decided it was a good opportunity to travel north before the wedding and discover other Southern African countries. We took the bus from Joburg to Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. For me, Zimbabwe had been a country where you don’t go – Mugabe, violence against white and between black – but when I started reading about Zimbabwe it sounded like a good travelling country.
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