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Living in a relatively flat country like Botswana makes it extra special when you get the chance to visit a region where the landscape is varied and rugged. Driving in East Africa and through the Great Rift Valley affords one such an opportunity. Mmegi correspondent FLORENCE RADULL toured this mountainous region visiting the continent’s two highest peaks and skirting around their lesser known cousins


It is a balmy afternoon as we leave the comfort of our Morogoro hotel in Eastern Tanzania and join the Great North Road towards our destination, further north-west towards Kenya. Against the backdrop of this agricultural town are the first of the most significant mountains, known as the Uluguru Mountains.

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