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Turning for home

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Sudan would end up being the northern most country we would visit on our African odyssey. With time and declining bank balances, restrictive Egyptian import laws, and the Syrian conflict…
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To the Red Sea!

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Crossing over to North Sudan Driving down from Gondar in Ethiopia to the Sudanese border takes you from a very cool elevation of 2,100m down to just 600m. Upon arriving…
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The Historical Route, Ethiopia

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Given the Internet struggles, here is a belated post on our tour through historical Ethiopia — Lalibela, Tigrai, Axum, and Gondar. 1st Stop: Lalibela High in the Lasta mountains sits…
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South Omo, Ethiopia

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Ethiopia Part 1: South Omo Nothing we’ve seen in Africa quite comes close to South Omo. Here, you don’t find a trace of “modern Africa,” and passing through the Ethiopian…
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In the big city of Nairobi, Kenya

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Bumper to bumper traffic welcomed us into the Nairobi, East Africa’s hub. And we were quintessential country kids who finally arrived at “the big city,” marveling at the 24-hr stores,…
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Putt.. Putt… Putting North

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Heading North from Dar, the PPE made light work of the well travelled and nicely tarred Dar-Arusha road. Although we had planned on staying further up the Swahili coast at…
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Camping on the Kwando River

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Nwambe Camp Nwambe – one of our favourite spots yet. A male hippo joined us for dinner, surfacing right next to the purple people eater. Needless to say, we finished…
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Camping @ Epupa falls

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After a 300km drive over heavily corrugated roads this is what we’ve been greeted with. Angola is a stone’s throw on the other side. Magical ! -Eugene…
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Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

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We finally found refuge from the blistering heat of the Namib desert by heading for Namibia’s West coast. After three weeks of 35 degree (and counting!) temperatures, the crisp air…

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