ethiopia

  1. My Overland Adventure

    Ethiopia, Metema / Gallabat, Sudan Border Crossing

    Gonder to Metema road In December 2015, there has been frequent fighting between local tribes along the road, at times this has led to the road being closed in both directions for up to a week or more, or the requirement to travel with military/police escorts. We went through on the first day...
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    Ethiopia Gonder to Metema Road / Sudan Border - Fighting

    Ethiopia Fighting on road towards Sudan Border Over the last few days, there has been fighting between tribes in the Chilga (Chelga) areas of Ethiopia on the main route to the Sudan border. This is a post from the EUFF “The fight has continued. All sorts of transportation from Gonder to Matema...
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    Visas in Nairobi, Kenya for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt - Overland

    Information on visas in Nairobi, Kenya for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt if travelling overland Ethiopia The Embassy stated that they will not issue the visas in Kenya and you have to get them from your home country (*note if going south you can get them easily in Egypt). We sent our passports back...
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    Marsabit to Moyale road – Kenya to Ethiopia

    Nairobi – Nanyuki – Marsabit – Moyale road – Kenya to Ethiopia The road from Marsabit to Moyale, Kenya to Ethiopia for some years had a reputation as one of the most notorious roads in Africa, known for highway robberies, and in the rain lots and lots of mud, sometimes making it impassable or a...
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    Visas for Ethiopia - Not in Kenya

    Ethiopia stopped issuing visas to foreigners in Kenya about a year ago. This represents issue for those who are travelling North as you can not obtain a visa on arrival at the border. If you are travelling south you are able to obtain your visa easily in Egypt. Therefore people looking to...
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    Kenya to Ethiopia Via Marsabit and Moyale or Loyangalani/Lake Turkana, crossing at Fort Banya?

    We are looking to cross from Kenya to Ethiopia in a couple of weeks. It looks like there are two routes to cross the border, the main one via Marsabit and Moyale which sounds like it may not be the safest road in the world, and the other which seems very remote via Loyangalani/Lake Turkana...