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stunning pyramids of Giza

stunning pyramids of Giza

After more than two years driving across Asia and Africa we’ve reached the stunning pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Amazing!! Nach mehr als zwei Jahren erreichen wir auf unserer Reise durch Asien und Afrika die Pyramiden von Gizeh in Ägypten. Atemberaubend schön!!...
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...
Wir treffen den G-Flüsterer

Wir treffen den G-Flüsterer

und erhalten eine Einladung auf die Hatari Lodge, wo einst John Wayne auf Großwildjagd ging und die Hardy Krüger mal sein eigen nannte. Nach der Rückkehr von Zanzibar versuchen wir in Daressalam Landkarten für Äthiopien, Sudan und Ägypten zu finden. Laut unserem...
Farewell to Africa …

Farewell to Africa …

It is just one more night in Africa, only a couple of hours, and we will board a plane and be homeward bound. This time, it will take us only a few hours to cover the distance between South Africa and Germany … something that on-road in our Land Rover took us a...
The Plan

The Plan

The idea for this trip came when we met in Sierra Leone. We were both working there and got talking one night after several Star beers. We both agreed it would be a great trip to one day do with someone, and it was put firmly into the category of ‘one...
From Cairo to Abu Simbel

From Cairo to Abu Simbel

After Cairo, we wanted to spend some days at the Red Sea relaxing on the beach. The kids loved the beach and playground right outside our room … we had itchy feet as Upper Egypt and Sudan were waiting.   The route we wanted to take through the mountains was...
Farewell to Cairo

Farewell to Cairo

  A cruise with a Falukha on the Nile is an absolute “must”! It is impressive how fast the city noises vanish and then there is only wind and water.   Having the car back, this obviously means that our “itchy feet” need a cure and we...

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  Whence the Slow Donkey reference? The donkey bit has nothing to do with any misperceived stubbornness from Anne nor any physical attribute of mine. Our tractor-like Land Cruiser 76 series 4.2 diesel station wagon is slow (but oh so steady) and is disparagingly...

Some TV….

As some of you know we have no TV licence so we cannot watch live TV but we can watch Netflix. We’ve jsut re-watched Long Way Down (LWD) and although i was extremely happy with it the first time we watched it. Now I’m not. Theres a good parody on You Tube...

Some TV….

As some of you know we have no TV licence so we cannot watch live TV but we can watch Netflix. We’ve jsut re-watched Long Way Down (LWD) and although i was extremely happy with it the first time we watched it. Now I’m not. Theres a good parody on You Tube...
TRIP 4 – Marsabit to Moyale

TRIP 4 – Marsabit to Moyale

01 jan 2015 Marsabit to Moyale I leave Marsabit and head north. The road is tarred for the first 100 km and very good conditions, affermage is gravel road for 150 km with some bit tarred due to work in progress. The desert around the new road is a stones desert quite...