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Cairo and Out

Cairo and Out

Once Bubbles arrangements were sorted it was time for me to head through to Cairo for a day of sight-seeing before jet-setting back home to South Africa. At this point, I finalized a decision I had been toying with for a while. I would meet up with Bubbles in RSA and...
The long road home

The long road home

It’s hard to believe I said goodbye to Ross and Bubbles 10 days ago. Without either of us being too sentimental, we shared what an epic ride it had been. This had always been Ross’s trip, I was simply fortunate to have been made redundant at just the right time in...
A Bed for Bubbles

A Bed for Bubbles

After reaching out to every Egyptian contact we could find, we realized we were not going to track down a friend-approved mechanic in Aswan. Our only chance was in Cairo, and even there we would be looking for right-hand-drive parts for an Australian Model Land...
Spot the Tourist

Spot the Tourist

It took us half a day of calm breathing after our challenging arrival to Aswan before we were ready to explore. Settled comfortably at the Ekadolli Nubian Guesthouse, we started hatching plans to make the most of what this sleepy resort town had to offer. Planning and...
Tow Ropes and Temples

Tow Ropes and Temples

The stressfest had started when Bubble’s radiator first seized up and the bizarre border bureaucracy had been icing on the crazy cake. But everyone knows cakes need more than just icing and so Bubbles drove her obligatory 5km north from the border and gave us another...