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Vaga-bonding

Vaga-bonding

Now back in Nairobi, after a two-week bonding session with my brother, it was time to kick back into planning mode for a few days till Shea arrived. Ethiopia was the next country on our hit-list and their website confirmed we would get a visa on arrival. Perfect....

Vacation from Vacation

The plan was simple. A short drive from Cape Town to Cairo with a small break in the middle to attend a few weddings back home in America. Well, due to some visa complications with the UAE, Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia I basically flew around the world at least once...
Hakuna Matata

Hakuna Matata

Goodday fellow bloggers, and those loyal to the writings of the ever-talented travelling duo that is Ross and Shea. My name is Shaun, a recently promoted member of Team “JoburgtoScotland” having flown in for a guest appearance during the Uganda-Kenya stint alongside a...
great day

great day

Today is a great day for us, we are back in the nothern hemisphere. We have crossed the Equator in Kenya and we have reached our friends at Rainbow in Kampala/Uganda … … and we are travelling since 700 days. Incredible!! Welcome at Rainbow Equator in Kenya...
Cursing in the Big City

Cursing in the Big City

The first thing any local will mention if you bring up Lusaka is the traffic. Despite what they say, we managed to get across Lusaka during rush hour, from Cosmopolitan Mall to Big Chicken Roundabout, in a mere 30 minutes. Not too shabby. Big Chicken Roundabout, the...
Overland Cuisine

Overland Cuisine

Cooking on the beach in Albania. Before … … and after. Yummy! Who said that camping or overlanding and great food don’t “fit”?! This was (part of) our Christmas Dinner in Kilifi, Kenya in 2015! Gateau de Pancake á la Pettersson &...
Bugs, Bot Flies and Back with Friends

Bugs, Bot Flies and Back with Friends

Back in Nairobi, we first of all clean the beach out of the car and do some maintenance work (the prop shaft has been haggarded by the bad road from Mariakani to Nairobi and some other bits and pieces have become loose, nothing really bad actually!). We have to take...
Carribbean Lifestyle in Kenya?

Carribbean Lifestyle in Kenya?

As many international overlanding families are connected via facebook (especially through the Facebook group “International Overland Families”), for a long time we had planned to meet the “Dacaluf” and “KUMP” families from France....
“So, how was Ethiopia?”

“So, how was Ethiopia?”

Since we arrived in Kenya and especially during our three stays at Jungle Junction, the well-known overlanders campsite in Nairobi, people again and again have asked us for an account of the experiences we made in Ethiopia. Most overlanders at the moment seem to start...