South to South: Day 7 to Day 9

Boats that transport people and cargo between the ferry and the towns on the shore.

19 October – Day 7 | Lake Tanganyika | roughly 571km after Kigoma

This morning we slept late. And I mean LATE. We enjoyed a leisurely day on the ferry. As we cruised along, the vessel was often flanked by small rowing boats coming alongside from the towns and villages all along the shore. With every passing kilometer the ferry dippedĀ deeper beneath the lake surface as Read More…

South to South: Day 6


Insert battery water here.

18 October – Day 6 | Kasama to Mpulungu, board MV Liemba and overnight on Lake Tanganyika into Tanzania | 203km

We were told that the ferry would only depart at 18:00 today. With 200km to go, we were in no rush this morning. By 09:00 we had finished packing and DW went to collect something outside… and… he… did…not… come… back..? Our Dakar was dead. Starter? Battery? Dead. Read More…