While we conquer Ethiopia, have a look at what we encountered on the road in Egypt and Sudan.
Finally, we camped in Africa! Egyptians don’t camp so it’s rare to find a good spot. We could park our car on the beach at Rocky Valley Beachcamp, if it wasn’t for the wind it would have been heaven. Coral reefs right off the coast, snorkeling was just amazing! From Al Quiseir we wanted to … More From the beach to the Nile
Welcome to Egypt! This can mean two things, either it’s a tourist trap: ‘Welcome to Egypt! Where are you from? Camel ride? Horse ride? Tour guide? No? Maybe later? No? Maybe later? Want a camel ride? Okay bye, maybe later.’ Or it’s a genuine friendly Egyptian who just helped you out. There are guys who … More Welcome to Egypt!
Last post we ended with the fact that we would get Hank back on Saturday. Which was stupid, because facts don’t count in Egypt. Spoiler…we did not get our car back on Saturday. The process would be easy. Three hours, Salah said. Car inspection by customs, some carnet stuff, getting our Egyptian license plates and … More ‘Mafia…money, money, money’ – part 2…
This post is about our shipping adventure from Pireaus to Alexandria, sit back and enjoy the bureaucracy. For fellow overlanders, there is a short summary with all the relevant info at the end of this post. The story starts back in January when we first contacted Xanti Nannou, our agent from Minoan Lines. She must … More ‘Mafia…money, money, money’