Highs and lows in the Ethiopian highlands! (Mekele, Ethiopia – KM 14,125)

Highs and lows in the Ethiopian highlands! (Mekele, Ethiopia – KM 14,125)

Transparency has become more important to me over time. My point of view is that if people were more open about their struggles we would realise that none of us have it all figured out, that we are just humans with our doubts and fears. So, I will say thatRead More »

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Stairway to Ethiopia! (Gondar, Ethiopia – KM 13,515)

Stairway to Ethiopia! (Gondar, Ethiopia – KM 13,515)

“As soon as you’ll cross from Sudan into Ethiopia you’ll start to climb”, everybody kept repeating. On our Hungarian topographical map the light beige of Egypt and Sudan gave way to a bright orange for most of Ethiopia, a sure sign that we were about to go up. I don’tRead More »

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Ramadan in the Sudan! (Khartoum, Sudan – KM 12,930)

Ramadan in the Sudan! (Khartoum, Sudan – KM 12,930)

We could have written a post everyday for the past three weeks while coming to Karthoum, Sudan’s capital, from Aswan in Upper Egypt through the deserts and villages of North Sudan. Our own survival in a sun baked land could have provided ample stories of prickly heat, triclosan powder, nausea,Read More »

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And a River runs through it! (Aswan, Egypt – KM 11,555)

And a River runs through it! (Aswan, Egypt – KM 11,555)

Hurghada to Aswan by bicycle (mostly) It is with excitement that we left Hurghada after a week spent in the coastal resort. Pierre and his new dental crown led the way along the Red Sea shore and a slew of hotels and souvenir shops that never seemed to end. WithRead More »