Category: Border Crossing

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Looking very stern, but actually full of smiles 2

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...

In Uganda, country number 30! 0

Into Uganda

I roll into the border at Cyanika early in the morning and find a very sleepy crossing. I’m stamped out of Rwandan Immigration in thirty seconds, and Customs are happy to hold onto the...

In Rwanda, DRC mountains and river in the background 0

Into Rwanda

I move to the very North West corner of Burundi, where it borders both Rwanda and the DRC. It’s extremely quiet, and when I roll into the border station I’m a little shocked. An...

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