The Sudan & The Hardest Night.

The Sudan & The Hardest Night.

A few hours after I arrived at the Goha Hotel Tarek, who I had met in Bahir Dar, arrived as well, he was also heading to Sudan the following morning, so we decided we’d head out together, with one other car, in the morning. I had a good dinner and I good night’s rest before […]

The Long & Bumpy Road To Gondar.

The Long & Bumpy Road To Gondar.

  I woke up to a new day in Awassa, and things seemed a bit brighter. The hotel looked over Lake Awassa, which was a brilliant blue in the sunshine. I had a well deserved breakfast and was served coffee by a man in a waistcoat, a much better start than the previous day. I […]

Ethiopia & The Hardest Day.

Ethiopia & The Hardest Day.

I crossed the bridge at Moyale into Ethiopia in the late afternoon after 14 hours on the road, and parked my car at the customs compound. I found the immigration office on the other side of the road but it was empty, not a single official to be found. The place was abandoned. Eventually an […]

On The Road Again: Nairobi to Moyale.

On The Road Again: Nairobi to Moyale.

I stayed on in Nairobi until the last possible day, partly because I had come to feel so at home in Nairobi, and partly because everything north of Nairobi was wilderness. Up until this point everything was easy and familiar and help was never too far away. I slept fitfully before getting up at 3am. I packed my […]