Israel Is Alfa Romeo Crazy!

Israel Is Alfa Romeo Crazy!

Israel has a really strong car culture, but it seems Alfa Romeo has a huge following there. It had been a while since I had last seen another Alfa but as soon as I arrived in Israel I began to spot them in the streets again. The Israeli Alfa Romeo club is very active, and […]

In The City Of God

In The City Of God

After a week of R&R in sunny Tel Aviv I set my sights eastwards towards Jerusalem. I had recently finished reading Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Montefiore and my interest was peaked. Jerusalem had been the centre of the world at points, and the events that took place in that city have touched on almost […]

R&R in Tel Aviv

R&R in Tel Aviv

I arrived at the Taba/Eilat border post in the late afternoon. I was worn down after a difficult few weeks on the road, not stopping much on my march north from Nairobi. My time in Egypt had not been a happy one and I was eager to get to Israel. I had planned to stay […]

Lake Nubia, Abu Simbel, & Aswan.

Lake Nubia, Abu Simbel, & Aswan.

Just north of the Sudanese border town of Wadi Halfa there is a new land border connecting Sudan and Egypt. This is a recent development and until a couple of years ago all overland travellers had to use the infamous Wadi Halfa – Aswan ferry, and the cars would follow¬†a few days later on a […]