Zanzibar, What You Need to Know

Zanzibar is a true island paradise. It is home to some of the prettiest colors of the sea out there, astoundingly beautiful beaches, legendary Stone Town and to lovely people. Almost everyone has heard of this place as the legend of its beauty travels far.  So instead of trying to tell you if you should go,... Continue Reading →

The Lower Omo Valley of Ethiopia

The Lower/Southern Omo Valley, is an area in the Southwest of Ethiopia. It is an area that is famous for it’s being home to over 50 different tribes, some of which with very interesting customs and cultures and beautiful landscapes. It is a large dry savanna that goes down to the border with Kenya and... Continue Reading →

Trekking the amazing Simien Mountains of Ethiopia

Trekking in The Simien Mountains (also Semien) in the North of Ethiopia is a spectacular experience.Their absolute beauty earned them to be named a Unesco World Heritage Site. They are big dramatic looking mountains that are the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago. Exploring the park you see the amazing mountains, cliffs, really long waterfalls,  the... Continue Reading →

Sudan: Month 33

The border crossing by land from Egypt to Sudan is done either by boat once a week, or now by bus that also has about an hour ferry ride across the Nasser lake, which is beautiful.  Buses leave very early in the morning 5 or 6am  from Aswan (Egypt), to the border and crosses into... Continue Reading →

Egypt: Months 30, 31, 32

I arrived in Egypt by crossing the Israeli border by land into the eastern part of Egypt called the Sinaí peninsula. I first went to a place called Ras Al Shaitan which is a string of hotels and guesthouses and restaurants along a stretch of beach on the Red Sea. It is a VERY calm... Continue Reading →

I arrived in Israel by land via Jordan, and honestly I wasn’t sure if they were going to let me in.  At the very least I expected 6 hours of tough interrogation, as I heard is common in cases where Israel finds you suspicious. It’s not unheard of to have Israel immigration ask to see... Continue Reading →

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