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Antarctica update 2014

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As there was an overland vehicle involved this season as well, I thought I should do a write up on the main events in this year’s Antarctic season. We arrived…

Things to do after an overland trip

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Hi All, We’ve been off-line for a while, but are now back in Norway after a great couple of months on the Antarctic continent. Malin was part of the shut-down…

Waiting for weather

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Hei! Thanks so much for all Your comments! We haven’t been very active online lately, and we’ll probably be relatively quiet for the next couple of months too. Right now…

Norway – home at last

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Dear friends, fellow overlanders, and all readers, This post has been looming in the distance for some time now. But no matter how hard we’ve tried to postpone this part,…

Euro-drive

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Europe is full of interesting places to see, and it is extremely hard to choose a few. As we have now chosen the route along the Adriatic coast, one stop…
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Israel and the Golan Heights

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Arriving in Jerusalem on a Thursday, the hostel we had planned to stay in was fully booked. As we were sitting in the parking lot behind the hostel, the parking…
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Arrived safely in Israel

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It is strange how different the feeling can be for two places just a few hundred meters apart. The Sinai Peninsula is considered dangerous, and most governments around the world…
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Leaving Egypt

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    Warning: This blog post has a lot of details, might seem a bit confusing, going back and forth between things, but that it how the last two weeks…

And then we arrived in Egypt

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Somehow we did not read or pick up on the announced demonstration on the 30th of June in Egypt before we arrived in Aswan. As we talked with people in…

Nubian Pyramids

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The road from Khartoum to the border of Egypt is not as remote as it used to be. Both the direct route from Khartoum to Dongola and the route along…

Sudan

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All the travelers we have met on this continent have told us Sudan has the friendliest people in Africa. We were looking forward to meet the people in Sudan, and…

The Simian Mountains

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The Simian Mountains was one of the first must-see places on our list when we started planning for Africa. Many overlanders have discussed back and forth if this area is…

Northern Ethiopia

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Before I start writing this blog I would like to write short about the Ethiopian salaries and also the cost level in Ethiopia. During our stay this is level of…

Lalibela and the road north

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Our first stop going north from Addis Ababa was Lalibela. In Lalibela you find one of those rare historical sites in the world that you struggle to believe even if…

Southern Ethiopia

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After a long day on the Marsabit Moyale road and then doing the border crossing from Kenya to Ethiopia it was time to call it a day. Our first night…

Marsabit to Moyale Road

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This piece of road must be one of the most famous drives in Africa. Mostly for the wrong reasons. Cars break down and people have to camp along the road…

Lake Turkana

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We have always read about how remote and difficult this route is. As usual, I think I will say, we find that this is quite exaggerated. Turkana is of course…

Southern Kenya

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From Malin’s slide show of rain, you have probably figured out that now is rainy season in East Africa. We knew of course, but decided that this would only make…

Rainy season

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Driving north from South Africa in May 2012 we traveled in the dry season for 5 months. We did not have a drop of rain for at least three months…

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