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Johannesburg to Kampala Solo on Vstrom 650.

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What Lay in Wait: The story of my journey through eleven African countries.
First Things First:
There are two kinds of dreamers: those who do nothing about it; and those who do something about it. John Robie of 702 Talk Show calls the first ― daydreamers and the second adventurers ― who live their dreams in real time.
The Dreamer and Scorpion in Mbala Zambia
The Beginning
"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be. Your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil" (James Allen). We all have dreams. In themselves,  naught if they remain mere dreams. Nurtured they are the bedrock of growth, the flight to freedom, the buds of goals and sometimes the petals of 'happiness'.  To grow is to set goals and to pursue them to a logical conclusion. In this manner  I set out on my odyssey from Johannesburg to Kampala and back to Johannesburg.

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