THREE Reports in One by Grace and Jason

NOVEMBER We made it to Dodowa! The past two months have been amazing! We’ve had the most brilliant time (and abandoned vegetarianism at least temporarily) and now we’re here; it doesn’t seem real. It’s quite a shock to have arrived somewhere, having slept in so many beds/tents/hammocks along the way, and know this is where we will settle. To quote from my diary: “Basically we’re both shitting it a bit. Jase is worried I don’t/won’t like it even though he knows I’ll love it really. […]

On Our Bikes BY Grace and Jason

Planning this trip began with Grace’s year in Otjikondo, after which we spent 5 years looking for a chance and reason to live and work in Africa together. In 2005 we learned of a bicycle recycling charity, Re-Cycle, based in Colchester, the aims of which were threefold. First, to prevent bikes from entering the waste system by accepting public donations of unwanted cycles and also working with council led canal clearing projects to reclaim dumped bikes. Re-Cycle then repair and restore the cycles in their […]