Select Page
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...
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...

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...

TEIP 4 – Turmi

4 jan 2015 Stay at buska lodge In the morning, after a nice breakfast, we went to Kolcho to visit the Karo tribe. Of course we offloaded the bikes first! My 640 without bags feels so light!! It was a great off-road track of about 55 km. Very very amusing. We passed...

Exit Afrika

De overgang van Ethiopië naar Sudan was groot. Ethiopië is altijd en overal vol met mensen, mensen die je privacy niet zo nauw nemen en dus altijd in de buurt zijn. Rustig over straat lopen of ergens even stoppen met de auto was niet altijd makkelijk. Het...

Waar is de diesel??

We hebben een tijdje niets aan onze website kunnen doen omdat de host van onze site Sudan blokkeert. Via een omweg proberen we het nu toch! De afgelopen twee weken zijn we via Addis Ababa, Gondar en Khartoum naar Port Sudan gereden. In Gondar, een stadje waar we drie...
All’s well that ends well!

All’s well that ends well!

“Traffic police take 100 pounds.” Mazar and I have lunch on a terrace in Aswan with a view of the Nile. There must be tables for at least fifty people, but we are the only guests. The tourist industry in Egypt has completely disintegrated and independent travellers...

Vooruit kijken

De afgelopen twee dagen waren we in het prachtige Ruaha National Park. Overdag werden we getrakteerd op geweldige landschappen gevuld met ontelbaar veel baobabs, giraffen, olifanten, nijlpaarden, krokodillen, kudu’s en meer… veel meer… En ‘s...
Stuck in the desert

Stuck in the desert

Facts: 1. A river has two banks 2. From Dongola to Wadi Halfa along the Nile is approximately 400 km 3. There’s a new road from Dongola to Wadi Halfa 4. After Dongola there’s no bridge to cross the Nile So far so good. The Bradt Guide says: Heading north, the journey...