Category: Border Crossing

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The new Egyptian plate on the Jeep 9

Into Egypt

Wadi Halfa is a very famous town in Overlanding circles. For decades it has been the only land border crossing from Egypt to Sudan, and for decades it has been one of the hardest...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 13

Ethiopia Ends / Into Sudan

Moving down from the mountains we camp a night in the parking lot of a hostel in bustling Gondar, where we also wander around and re-supply everything we need. Town is still hopping from...

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Back Into Ethiopia

I psych myself up for the drive back and up over the nasty road, and clear the city early in the morning. Of course the worst of the road is not nearly so bad...

Djibouti Customs 2

Into Djibouti

I have been curious about little Djibouti for a long time now, and so while in Addis Abba I picked up a one month single entry visa for $90USD. I dropped off my passport...

Looking very stern, but actually full of smiles 4

Into Ethiopia

I rise at 5 in the morning, long before sunrise. It’s still a balmy 79F  (26C), and I know I’m in for another scorching day. After thinking about it all night I decide to...

Waiting for lunch to end at the Uganda/Kenya border 2

Into Kenya

I wind around the back of Mt. Elon, through little villages and on roads that could easily be in South America. It’s a stunning rural slice of Uganda, and I’m having such a good...

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