We had planned our itinerary in order to follow the religious festivals around Northern Ethiopia.
When somebody enters Sudan from Ethiopia, he immediately notices the difference… The roads are empty of people and animals which makes driving a piece of cake.
Mention to anybody you are going to Rwanda and most probably you’ll hear: “Oh, really? Is it safe?”
My first stop in Uganda made me fall in love with this country at first sight… Well, if you visit the mountain Lake Bunyonyi, you will see why
Mozambique is a quite big country and I had almost a month to explore just its northern part. I rode 1,400 km (870 miles) from the border with Zimbabwe.
New Disability Horizons contributor, Freddie Sheffield, 14, tells us about his trip of a lifetime in Whistler, Vancouver, where, for the first time, he experienced adaptive skiing.
Malawi shares its name with the lake which defines the whole country. Lake Malawi is 580 km (360 miles) long and 75 km (47 miles) wide.
Tanzania welcomed me with lush, mountainous areas… The rolling hills around Tukuyu have a beautiful, green carpet of tea plantations on them.
Makgadikgadi Pans, in the area of the Kalahari Desert, was the only place in Botswana that I wanted to visit.
Crossing into Zimbabwe from Botswana, my first stop was at Victoria Falls!
I met Blessing in 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece, my hometown. He was born in 1987 in a village near Mutare, Zimbabwe.
Exiting Swaziland and re-entering South Africa, I ran across some of the oldest rock formations found on planet earth.
Proceeding with “You’ve got mail!” action, that unites African immigrants with their families, I had a special mission to accomplish in South Africa.
The unknown Lesotho is a country entirely surrounded by South Africa. It is a small mountain kingdom on which I had an eye ever since I was planning the “mad about Africa” adventure.
Swaziland is a small, peaceful country in Southern Africa. It is the last remaining absolute monarchy in the continent.
Heading south through gravel roads, I reached Lüderitz, another one city where the influence of the German colonizers is obvious until today.
After exiting Egypt, I crossed the 15 km (9 miles) of coast that nowadays belong to Israel and I entered Jordan straight away.
Getting off the barge I used to cross Orange River, I stepped into South African soil and found myself at the other half of the /Ai/Ais
After I returned to Cape Town and received my new passport, I could finally go on with my journey heading east.
One of the hardest difficulties during a trip is to say goodbye. You make so many friends around the world but soon the time comes when you have to leave them behind.