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After the Luxor Museum we hopped on a couple of donkey carts and went for a ride.  We headed into the nearby suburbs and explored back alleys and side streets meeting...

The Lake Nasser Ferry pulled into the quickly expanding town of Abu Simbel. Fifteen years ago there was nothing here but a car park and a bus stop, now there’s a...

After descending from the highlands of Ethiopia the temperature increased and we traveled through 200km of undulating farmland until reaching the Sudanese border. I was happily once again to be off...

After a night in a cheap hotel we headed north on a rainy, misty morning and began a spectacular climb through the mountains. Precipitous cliffs, fertile valleys, lush mountains and small...

  Ethiopia is a comparatively large country by African standards and with a diverse range of habitats and cultures it’s easy to spend six to eight weeks here as there’s so...

Uganda Parts 1-3 last year Last year I spent three weeks criss crossing Uganda and visiting several national parks. Even though it’s a small country I still have several places to...

  From the Tanzanian border we headed directly to Nairobi or as its called these days, NaiRobbery, due to the high incidence of robberies. Hence, although we spent an enjoyable two...

Last year Part 1 – Ngorongoro & Serengeti Part 2 – Lake Tanganyika Last year I flew into Kilimanjaro Airport and we drove through the Serengeti across to Kigoma, eventually following...

The crossing from Harare to the border was uneventful and we were stamped out of Zimbabwe by 11am. Three hours later we cleared Mozambique Immigration and continued our journey north on...

  We boarded the Vic Falls to Bulawayo train after a nice buffet lunch at the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel in company with a few Baboons and three grazing Warthogs. The...