Africa 2012

a trip by Mark J
From: January 8th 2012
Until: September 18th 2012

I travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, after a week in Jordan, then did a loop around Southern Africa, finishing in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Trip Length: 8 months
Blog Entries: 91
Photos: 1247
Words: 59506

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
January 9th 2012 Arrival in Jordan and Jerash Middle East » Jordan » North » Jerash
January 10th 2012 Bethany and the Dead Sea Middle East » Jordan » West » Dead Sea
January 11th 2012 Madaba and Mt. Nebo Middle East » Jordan » West » Madaba » Sweimeh
January 12th 2012 3 days in Petra Middle East » Jordan » South » Petra
January 15th 2012 Wadi Rum and Leaving Jordan Middle East » Jordan » South » Wadi Rum
January 17th 2012 Dahab-by Days Africa » Egypt » Sinai » Dahab
January 24th 2012 On a Rainy Night in Cairo... Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo » Mohandessen
January 25th 2012 Revolution Anniversary Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo
January 26th 2012 Pyramids of Giza Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Giza » Mohandessin
January 27th 2012 24 Hours in Alexandria Africa » Egypt » Mediterranean » Alexandria » Borg El Arab
January 29th 2012 Oasis in the Desert Africa » Egypt » Western Desert » Siwa Oasis
January 31st 2012 Desert Safari Africa » Egypt » Western Desert » Siwa Oasis
February 1st 2012 Back in Cairo Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo » Mohandessen
February 4th 2012 Aswan & Abu Simbel Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Abu Simbel
February 6th 2012 Felucca Riding Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Kom Ombo
February 9th 2012 Luxor Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor
February 13th 2012 I'm on a Boat, I'm on a Boat Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Lake Nasser
February 14th 2012 First Day in Sudan Africa » Sudan » North » Wadi Halfa
February 15th 2012 Another Ferry on the Nile Africa » Sudan » North » Abri
February 16th 2012 More Baffling Bureaucracy Africa » Sudan » North » Dongola
February 17th 2012 Pyramids Round 2 Africa » Sudan » North » Karima
February 19th 2012 First Days in Khartoum Africa » Sudan » North » Khartoum
February 22nd 2012 Hanging in Khartoum (in more ways than one) Africa » Sudan » North » Khartoum
February 25th 2012 Khawajas in Kassala Africa » Sudan » East » Kassala
February 27th 2012 Into Ethiopia Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Gondar
March 2nd 2012 Bahir Dar & The Source of the Nile Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Bahir Dar
March 4th 2012 2 Days on Lake Tana Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Bahir Dar
March 8th 2012 Simien Mountain Trekking Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Simien Mountains
March 13th 2012 The Long, Winding, Bumpy, Dusty Road to Axum Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Axum
March 17th 2012 Adigrat, Teka Tefsai Cluster & Mekele on Paddy's Day Africa » Ethiopia » Tigray Region » Mek'ele
March 19th 2012 Amazing Lalibela Africa » Ethiopia » Amhara Region » Lalibela
March 22nd 2012 Weekend Off in Addis Ababa Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa
March 27th 2012 Not Getting Jiggy in Jijiga Africa » Ethiopia » Somali Region » Jijiga
March 28th 2012 Not a Pirate in Sight! Africa » Somalia » Somaliland » Hargeisa
March 30th 2012 Rock Paintings in Laas Geel and a Trip to the Seaside Africa » Somalia » Somaliland » Berbera
April 3rd 2012 Hyenas in Harar Africa » Ethiopia » Harari Region » Harar
April 10th 2012 Ambo & The Wenchi Crater Lake Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa
April 12th 2012 Last Time in Addis Africa » Ethiopia » Addis Ababa Region » Addis Ababa
April 13th 2012 Lake Awassa Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Awasa
April 15th 2012 Easter in Dilla Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Dila
April 17th 2012 Diarrhoea, Cockroaches and the Worst Road in Africa Africa » Ethiopia » Oromia Region » Moyale
April 21st 2012 Safari!!! Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Masai Mara NP
April 24th 2012 To the Coast Africa » Kenya » Coast Province » Mombasa
April 29th 2012 Lamu Island Africa » Kenya » Coast Province » Lamu
May 4th 2012 Back to Nairobi - a Necessary Evil Africa » Kenya » Nairobi Province » Nairobi
May 5th 2012 Hello Lake Victoria, Goodbye Kenya Africa » Kenya » Nyanza Province » Kisumu
May 10th 2012 Mbale & Sipi Falls Africa » Uganda » Eastern Region » Tororo
May 13th 2012 White Water Rafting the Nile Africa » Uganda » Eastern Region » Jinja
May 15th 2012 Kampala Kamikaze Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala
May 23rd 2012 Gorilla Tracking Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
May 25th 2012 Lake Bunyonyi & Kabale Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Kabale
May 28th 2012 Mt. Sabyinyo Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Mgahinga National Forest
May 29th 2012 Stuck in Kisoro Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Kisoro
June 1st 2012 Trying to Make Sense of Rwanda Africa » Rwanda » Ville de Kigali » Kigali
June 4th 2012 Gisenyi & Lake Kivu Africa » Rwanda » Province de L'Ouest » Gisenyi
June 5th 2012 Butare, Gikorongo and the Murambi Memorial Africa » Rwanda » Province du Sud » Butare
June 10th 2012 Buzzed Up and Bummed Out in Bujumbura, Burundi Africa » Burundi » West » Bujumbura
June 13th 2012 Kigoma & Lake Taganyika Africa » Tanzania » West » Kigoma
June 14th 2012 Trying Times in Tanzania Africa » Tanzania » West » Mbeya
June 18th 2012 Chilling Out in Chitimba & Livingstonia Snake Scares Africa » Malawi » Lake Malawi » Chitimba Beach
June 22nd 2012 Nkhata Bay Africa » Malawi » Northern » Nkhata Bay
June 27th 2012 Stopping at Senga Bay Africa » Malawi » Central » Senga Bay
June 29th 2012 Cape MacLear Africa » Malawi » Southern » Cape Maclear
July 1st 2012 6 Vehicles & 8 Hours to Lilongwe Africa » Malawi » Central » Lilongwe
July 4th 2012 South Luangwa NP Africa » Zambia » South Luangwa
July 8th 2012 Nothing Doing in Lusaka Africa » Zambia » Lusaka
July 10th 2012 Livingstone & Victoria Falls (Zambia Side) Africa » Zambia » Livingstone
July 14th 2012 Mokoro Trip on the Okavango Delta Africa » Botswana » North-West » Okavango Delta
July 16th 2012 Windhoek, Germany... I mean Namibia Africa » Namibia » Windhoek
July 18th 2012 Sandboarding & Quadbiking in Swakopmund Africa » Namibia » Swakopmund
July 21st 2012 Dune 45, Deadvlei & Sossusvlei Africa » Namibia » Sossusvlei
July 24th 2012 Mother City with Mother & Father Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town
July 28th 2012 Day Trip to Cape Peninsula Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape of Good Hope
July 30th 2012 Winelands Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Franschhoek
August 1st 2012 Shark Diving, Hermanus & Cape Agulhas Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Hermanus
August 3rd 2012 Swartberg Pass, Ostriches and Cango Caves Africa
August 5th 2012 The Garden Route Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Knysna
August 8th 2012 Shamwari Game Reserve Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Grahamstown
August 10th 2012 Addo Elephant NP Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Addo Elephant National Park
August 12th 2012 Coffee Bay Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Coffee Bay
August 18th 2012 Weekend in Durbs Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban
August 21st 2012 St. Lucia, Cape Vidal & iSimangaliso NP Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Saint Lucia
August 23rd 2012 Scuba Diving Sodwana Bay Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Sodwana Bay
August 25th 2012 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary & Mbabane Africa » Swaziland » Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
August 28th 2012 Maputo Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Maputo
August 30th 2012 Tofo Beach Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Tofo
September 2nd 2012 Vilankulos, Magaruque Island & Almost Never Leaving Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Vilanculos
September 9th 2012 Getting Seriously Looked After in Mutare Africa » Zimbabwe » Mutare
September 11th 2012 Great Zimbabwe & Bulawayo Africa » Zimbabwe » Bulawayo
September 13th 2012 Vic Falls Round 2 (Zimbabwe Side) Africa » Zimbabwe » Victoria Falls
September 16th 2012 Harare & Out of Africa Africa » Zimbabwe » Harare
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