A country slowly picking up the pieces

When starting to plan this big overlanding adventure of the African continent, it felt like the only real hot potato would be Sudan. I almost jokingly suggested to my travel friend that we had to pass through Sudan since I only wanted to travel by land from Cairo to Cape town, not really thinking it…

Egypt – when expecting the worst you get a pleasant surprise

My ambivalence about starting this trip in Egypt was rooted in the complexities of what Egypt really is. Of course a history buff as me has always dreamt about this ancient, mysterious civilisation that thrived several millennia ago, so long ago we hardly can grasp it. Of course I always seen the imposing pyramids pictured…