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Back in Ethiopia at last!

Back in Ethiopia at last!

It is only ten months ago that we left Ethiopia: On the 15th January 2015 we flew back to Germany after volunteering in the kindergarten in Adigrat. The hospitality of all the people we met in Adigrat and the deep friendships that evolved from these contacts after...
Sudan Rocks

Sudan Rocks

The great unknown Sudan embraces us very cordially right from the beginning. Directly in front of the border gate, Magdi Boshara, our “fixer” for the Sudanese side of the border, picks us up to help us with the border procedures. He appears to be really...
Magical Mysterious Meteora

Magical Mysterious Meteora

    Actually, we don’t quite like too touristy sights, but we thought that we could not go to Greece and leave out Meteora. To be honest: we are totally impressed and this place surely is worth visiting even though it is touristy. Just like Kata Tjuta...

Here. We. Go…

We have spent many hours, first dreaming, then planning, and now, finally, making things happen.  We are going to drive through Africa!  We are not the only ones who have made this trek, and for that we are grateful.  Their experiences have helped us to form a plan...
TRIP 4 – Bale to Langano lake

TRIP 4 – Bale to Langano lake

Originally posted on capetosicily: 08 jan 2015 Bale to Langano lake The plan today is to leave the Bale Mountains and get to Langano make, one of the few bilharzia and crocs free lakes in Ethiopia. We get ready to leave, clothes on, helmet fastened etc… and my bike...
Farewell Ethiopia …

Farewell Ethiopia …

    Nearly four weeks have passed and now, the moment to say goodbye has come. The pick up is waiting to bring us to Mekelle. I hate saying goodbye! I still do and am sure I will never learn it … Let’s get over this quickly! … After far too...