Category: Overland

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Happily doing their thing in the mountains 3

The Simien Mountains Part 1

Again I’m lucky buying gas, and actually fill up at two different stations that don’t even have a waiting line. The official price is just under $3/gal, and I’m happy to keep the main...

Another beach 0

Around Djibouti

Truth be told, the primary reason I was excited to come to Djibouti was the prospect of swimming with Whale Sharks, which are said to practically invade the bay here during this time of...

The lake is a surreal color 2

Lake Assal

Around the bay from Djibouti city lies Lake Assal, the lowest point on the African continent at -509 feet (-155 meters), and the third lowest point on the entire planet. I’m a little shocked...

The rock formations are bizzare 7

Lake Abbe Part 2

The display of stars overnight is breathtaking in the desert, and I rise long before sunrise to take it all in. I feel a huge pang of longing and familiarity when I instantly spot...

The rock formations at sunset 4

Lake Abbe Part 1

I make my way into Djibouti City, and thankfully fill up with gas at a perfectly normal station. There are no shortages here, though the price is outrageous. Djibouti is a very strange little...

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For cooking I'm using a MSR Base 2-pot set. Its light and packs up small. From $click on Amazon