This time we do not cover a lot of ground in the roadmovie, but we do pack a couple of awesome sights and experiences in a short ride.
Driving through Ethiopia is not necessarily a relaxed activity. There are people and animals (cows, donkeys, goats, chicken, horses) everywhere on the road. We almost lost control of the vehicle after nearly killing a baby goat. Although the animals are unpredictable, the people are even worse. Although they come in different types. Type one is … More Farangi!
Luckily the border between Sudan and Ethiopia reopened after a week of intense tribe fighting, so we could cross according to plan. After two hours of paperwork, fingerprints and changing money we were in Ethiopia! And what a difference! It’s so green! We stayed three days in Gonder to recharge and resupply, before we took … More The Simien Mountains
While we conquer Ethiopia, have a look at what we encountered on the road in Egypt and Sudan.
We decided to wild camp near Naqa temple, 30 km into the desert between Atabara and Khartoum. On the off road tracks we saw many camels and goats from the local Bedouins. We found a beautiful spot on the red ground between some trees. During the evening a farmer and his wife (or daughter?) stopped … More When new friends got you covered
Sudan…a country known for it’s turbulent history. We would like to know you better Sudan. But first, we had to take a big hurdle…the border crossing. The border crossing starts in Abu Simbel by taking the military ferry to cross Lake Nasser at 7 o’clock. At 6:30 we arrived and the ferry had left… great. … More Adventures in Sudan