hutzlmandl on tour

Summary: Got up at five o’clock in the morning and left with the sunrise at half past six. The low beams of the early morning sun help me to identify the...

I have uploaded a new article and I am uploadind pictures of the last days. I dunno if I can finish today, but check it out!

Summary: Got up at half past five and took off for the trip to the Sossusvlei at half past six. Ten people plus driver went with an open air vehicle into...

Summary: First part to Maltahöhe on good tarmac; fuelled up but couldn’t buy water as all shops were closed on Sunday morning. I started my approach to Sesriem, the gate to...

Summary: Again, I made use of the internet connection in the morning and uploaded as many pictures as possible. While loading the bike, it fell over and bent the brake lever...

Summary: Riding day. Left Stellenbosch and rode through the vineyards. Went north through wheat fields, still in fresh air. Bit by bit, the landscape changed and became a hot desert again....

Summary: In the morning it took me a while to upload last article so I left late from the hotel; day trip to Cape Town; first I looked for a place...

Summary: Got up late as breakfast was served after 8. I had a nice Chat with Haewon and Sanghe, the South Koreans, who even gave me a bag of fried Kudu...

Bin gerade in Stellenbosch bei Kapstadt und fahre heute wieder in Richtung Norden nach Namibia. Ich bin mit den Artikeln etwas im Rückstand und mit Internet wird es die nächsten Tage...

Summary: Day of small technical problems. Head light bulb broken; speedometer transmission is worn so no function anymore; assumed a dying battery, but it’s only a bad contact problem. Drove hundreds...

Summary: Got up early this morning and left at half past six. Hundreds and hundreds of kilometers towards the south, pushed by overtaking cars that made me reach 140 km/h, but...

Summary: Left this morning a bit later than planned. Found a Trabant next to the road. The border was quickly reached and the flying money changers ignored. I took the ferry...

Summary: Yesterday I left Gwabi Lodge after I bought 5L petrol there. Again the bumpy track back to the main road and another 520 km on good tarmac to Livingstone at...

Heute war ein Ruhetag angesagt, ich frühstückte gemütlich bei Tee und Müsli (endlich keine Eier!) und genoss die Ruhe und die Aussicht auf den Kafue River. Ich las viel im Reiseführer...

Summary: Got up late, as there was no big distance to cover today. Uploaded pictures until 10:30 am and left Lusaka after purchasing some significant amount of water (9 L). Got...

The posh hotel was worth the money – I could upload all pictures for the older posts. Check ’em out! Das noble Hotel war seinen Preis wert – ich konnte alle...

Summary: got up early; breakfast at 6 and departure at 7. Got controlled by the police and had to show the insurance, luckily I had bought it! At the Zambian border,...

Summary: Woke up very early at 5:30 (different time zone). After breakfast, I took the coast road to the south as there were many clouds in the mountains. After 200km I...

Summary: Surprise in the morning: the bike was cleaned! That deserved a good tip. Went upwards to 2300 m to go down to the Malawi Lake. Passed beautiful area with banana...

Summary: Riding day from Morogoro to Mbeya in southwest Tanzania (680 km). Crossed the Mikumi National Park, the only park that is accessible for motorbikes; saw antilopes and baboons; from Mikumi...