Ethiopia : The historical circuit of the north!

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 05:00 GMT

We had planned our itinerary in order to follow the religious festivals around Northern Ethiopia.

Sudan: Africa’s friendliest nation!

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 09:43 GMT

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.

Rwanda: The country of a thousand hills and a million smiles!

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 12:34 GMT

Mention to anybody you are going to Rwanda and most probably you’ll hear: “Oh, really? Is it safe?”

Uganda: Green, Lush, tropical, Africa

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 09:38 GMT

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: Life in ruins…

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 11:07 GMT

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.

My adaptive ski trip to Whistler

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 02:29 GMT

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: A lake and a country

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 01:47 GMT

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.

Karibu Tanzania!

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 07:50 GMT

Tanzania welcomed me with lush, mountainous areas… The rolling hills around Tukuyu have a beautiful, green carpet of tea plantations on them.

Botswana: Elephants on the highway!

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:03 GMT

Makgadikgadi Pans, in the area of the Kalahari Desert, was the only place in Botswana that I wanted to visit.

Zimbabwe: Wonderful people, terrible politics…

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:25 GMT

Crossing into Zimbabwe from Botswana, my first stop was at Victoria Falls!

You’ve got mail, in Zimbabwe!

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 11:00 GMT

I met Blessing in 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece, my hometown. He was born in 1987 in a village near Mutare, Zimbabwe.

Bye-bye South Africa

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Exiting Swaziland and re-entering South Africa, I ran across some of the oldest rock formations found on planet earth.

You’ve got mail in South Africa!

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 08:27 GMT

Proceeding with “You’ve got mail!” action, that unites African immigrants with their families, I had a special mission to accomplish in South Africa.

Lesotho: Kingdom in the sky!

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 08:30 GMT

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: beautiful countryside, colorful dresses

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:14 GMT

Swaziland is a small, peaceful country in Southern Africa. It is the last remaining absolute monarchy in the continent.

Namibia: Shining like a diamond!

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 09:32 GMT

Heading south through gravel roads, I reached Lüderitz, another one city where the influence of the German colonizers is obvious until today.

Jordan: A biblical destination

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 02:05 GMT

After exiting Egypt, I crossed the 15 km (9 miles) of coast that nowadays belong to Israel and I entered Jordan straight away.

South Africa: At Africa’s southernmost point!

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 09:00 GMT

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

South Africa: From the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 08:08 GMT

After I returned to Cape Town and received my new passport, I could finally go on with my journey heading east.

Zambia: A different kind of Africa…

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 08:22 GMT

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.