Roof of Africa Expedition 2010/11
           1st Bulawayo (Pioneer) Scout Troop, Zimbabwe
Expedition Diary

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Expedition Route

6th Dec 2010 - 5th Jan 2011

100's African map's

  • 6 Dec Left Bulawayo for Kariba in Zimbabwe.
  • 7 Dec Kariba to Great North Road out of Lusaka, Zambia.
  • 8 Dec Lusaka to Kanona Railway Station, Zambia
  • 9 Dec Kanona to Northern Zambia
  • 10 Dec Northern Zambia to Ruaha river, Tanzania
  • 11 Dec Ruaha river to Morogoro
  • 12 Dec Morogoro to Dar es Salaam - 2984 km's
  • 13 Dec Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar
  • 14 Dec The Spice Farm
  • 15 Dec Dar es Salaam to Moshi
  • 16 Dec Moshi
  • 17 Dec Honey Badger Lodge to Umbwe Cave Camp (2957m above sea level)
  • 18 Dec Umbwe gate to Barranco Camp (3976m)
  • 19 Dec Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp (4673m)
  • 20 Dec Barafu Camp to Stella Point (5756m) & Uhuru Peak (5895m) and back to Honey Badger Lodge
  • 21 Dec Honey Badger Lodge - Arusha - Manyara National Park
  • 22 Dec Manyara National Park to Ngorogoro Crater
  • 23 Dec Ngorogoro Crater to Oldupia Gorge and Serengeti DikDik Camp
  • 24 Dec Serengeti DikDik Camp to Ndabaka Gate and Mwanza, Lake Victoria
  • 25 Dec Mwanza, Lake Victoria
  • 26 Dec Mwanza, Lake Victoria to Singida in central Tanzania
  • 27 Dec Travelling thru Tanzania to 90k's N of Iringa
  • 28 Dec 90k's N of Iringa - Soa wood mills forest - Mbeya 'Peace of Mind' camp
  • 29 Dec Mbeya 'Peace of Mind' camp to Karonga, Malawi
  • 30 Dec Karonga, Malawi to Livingstonia
  • 31 Dec Livingstonia to Kande beach
  • 1 Jan Kande beach to Neil Garden Cottage, lakeside, Salima
  • 2 Jan lakeside, Salima - Lilongwe - Zambian Border - towards Kariba
  • 3 Jan Malawi Road to Lusaka and Kariba, Zimbabwe
  • 4 Jan Kariba to Chinhoyi Caves
  • 5 Jan Chinhoyi Caves to KweKwe and Bulawayo

John FitzPatrick, Chris MacKenzie and Declan Fitzpatrick - who are not only taking photos and writing a diary on their holiday, but are also kindly emailing it to us all, from along the way. Thanks to, to Mario who emailed Blog 5 and photos in from Chinhoyi Caves.
Maps from:-, Dr Yunlong Xia at

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