Haute Route Notes

The Haute Route

Useful Information

I hope some of the following will be useful - I was certainly looking to answer these kind of questions when I was planning the trip! If not, you can try contacting me but I can't promise I'll remember anything else useful.

Guide Books and Route Selection


My Africa Story

For all my African photos, check out the Africa Galleries.

My travels started with a flight from Sydney to Johannesburg on June 11, then eventually on to the next flight by which stage I was so tired I fell asleep with the food tray (mostly empty of it's contents) in front of me and didn't wake up till we landed in Harare.

Zimbabwe and the Solar Eclipse

Mt Kenya: 2001

I was dropped off in Nanyuki from the Kenya safari, ready to meet my guide, cook and porter for a trek up Mt Kenya (5199m). I also met my climbing companion, Duncan from the U.K., who shared my interest in African politics and general amusement and despair in reaction to life in Africa.


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