Welcome to the Backpacker Diaries, a travel journal
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About this site
About the author
Jon Bigg lives in Tanzania with his wife and four young children. He started this online journal to share miscellaneous travel experiences diarised over a number of years.
By profession, Jon teaches high school science, physics and maths but he has also written online travel articles for Simonseeks.
Previously, he has worked in Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East.
He has travelled extensively in all those regions as well as to North America and Australia. If you enjoy this site, please add comments or share it with your friends.
Solo trekking in the Mulanje Massif, Malawi (October 1999)
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