Category Archives: Swaziland

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 […]

The Bicycle Touring Pro In Swaziland

Crossing into Swaziland was easy, but a police officer at the border stopped me before I had officially crossed the gate and entered the country. “What do you have in your bags?” he asked me. To which I replied, “Clothes, camping gear, food. Nothing important.” I didn’t want to let him know I was carrying […]

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 […]