Category Archives: Lesotho

Scary Encounters With The Police in Southern Africa

Scary Encounters with Police

 Travel the world for long enough and you’re sure to have some scary encounters with the police. That was certainly the case for Darren Alff, the Bicycle Touring Pro, during his three-month-long bicycle touring adventure across the Southern African countries of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. During his three-month journey by bike, Darren had […]

Cycle Touring Photos From Lesotho

Before I had even entered the country I was being asked for money. “30 Rand!” the man at the gate was telling me. “For this bicycle… 30 Rand.” It wasn’t a lot of money, and I would have gladly paid it if I had had to, but the woman who had stamped my passport just […]

My Plans For Bicycle Touring In South Africa

For the months of March, April and May, 2013, I will be bicycle touring across South Africa and a few of it’s neighboring countries – Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique. The trip as a whole has been broken up into three major parts: Part 1: A 12-day guided bicycle tour with African Bikers (from Cape Town […]