Day 1 –
gearing up in Mzuzu, Malawi!
Day 2 –
We have safely crossed into Tanzania. We now have a 45km cycle to our overnight stop.
Day 3 – UPHILL BATTLE!
Lot’s of uphills but past beautiful tea estates and banana plantations.
This is mount Rungwe, a 2960m dormant volcano. At its foot lies the town of Tukuyu, Tanzania where we are sleeping tonight.
Day 4 – Mbeya, Tanzania
It was a great ride into Mbeya today including a 30km continuous climb. On the way there were so many bananas and potatoes and other produce grown in terraced fields.
Days 5 & 6 – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Over 1000KMs into our journey!!! And we are now into Tanazania’s largest city – Dar es Salaam.
Day 7 – Coasting in Bagomoyo
First week complete. Ride for Health is in Bagomoyo on the Tanzanian coast – once the base of the slave trade. Follow the ride to raise awareness for noncommunicable diseases.
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