We are thinking of knocking together some detailed reviews for OutdoorGearLab once things calm down a bit, but in the interim here’s a quick overview of what we thought about some of our gear! Highly Recommended 550 Paracord: Held our buggy together and was generally handy on the kayak. Brasher Hillmaster II walking boots: Durable […]
Month: July 2016
A month in the life of Kayak The Kwanza: what did we actually do?
Since our return to Luanda I have been going through all the video footage from our trip and thought everyone might appreciate some screen captures showing what we got up to (and what will be in the documentary). I have tried to keep things in roughly chronological order. Sorry about the image quality! In total […]
We successfully finished…now what?
At around 1:30pm on Wednesday 6 July, Alfy and I arrived at the Kwanza Lodge, which sits on the mouth of the River Kwanza. This marked the end of our 1,100km journey, and a great conclusion to a very stressful week! I will do a full writeup of the issues we had with the Angolan […]
KAYAK THE KWANZA EXPEDITION’S FUTURE UNCERTAIN
After the team’s arrest at Capanda Dam and subsequent transport to Malanje things went from bad to worse. Having had all of their equipment and clothing confiscated, bar what they were wearing at the time, negotiations with local authorities broke down resulting in them being escorted under armed guard back to Angola’s capital, Luanda. At […]