Before going on this trip we already decided to take the Lake Turkana route into Kenya. Especially considering the heavy tribal fights in the Moyale region, we were happy that we choose this route beforehand. Not that this border is considered safe, it’s actually a no go area as well, but you really have no … More Lake Turkana (+roadmovie)
A little later than usual (actually, we completely forgot we had not uploaded the roadmovie for Ethiopia yet). Have a look at what we experienced in Ethiopia while not in Simien Mountains and Lake Turkana (separate movies for that).
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