Ethiopia – Danakil Depression, Tigrai & Omo Valley

Well, we couldn’t stay away from Ethiopia! This incredibly diverse country fascinated us on our first trip here, and we have longed for a repeat visit ever since. Intrigued by other travelers’ ravings about the Danakil Depression (reputedly one of the remotest, most inhospitable, dry and barren regions on earth, with the added distinction of…Continue reading Ethiopia – Danakil Depression, Tigrai & Omo Valley

Egypt

Egypt was country number 28 on our Trans Africa trip, and what an amazing place to end our epic journey. Egypt is one of the world’s great civilizations, and it is mind boggling to contemplate that the phenomenal ruins still visible today are a mere fraction of what was on display in Egypt during its…Continue reading Egypt

Botswana

Botswana is a wonderful country to visit. We found the people here to be extremely friendly and welcoming (even the immigration officials were excellent ambassadors of their country, smiling and welcoming us to their country and eager for us to have a good time here). Unfortunately, we only had one week in beautiful Botswana, so…Continue reading Botswana