Second Time Lucky
“Be kinder than necessary, because everyone you know is fighting some kind of battle.”
These words kept playing over and over in my head, a coping mechanism I used to get through our final journey throughout the Northern part of Kenya, which we now refer to as “The ride from hell”
From the very beginning, our last bit of Kenya was plagued with n...
Ignorance cost us dearly, as we approached the Kenya exit and were informed that we had to apply for an Ethiopian visa in advance, as on their side, visas aren’t issued at the border. Because we had no trouble with entrance in any previous countries on this journey, we assumed we’d be ok. Unfortunately we now had to pay the very deer price being turned ...
Crossing Border Number 1
We got up at 6am in Konso ready to head for the border. Hannah had a few G&Ts the night before so was a bit squiffy! It was raining a fair bit as it always does in Ethiopia and so it was the biggest mud bath you have ever seen with loads of washing still wet to add.
On the way we saw lots of Dik Diks and Guinea fowl and also termite mounds that were ...