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Addis to Sudan:

Posted by Jiten Magan on Saturday, November 19, 2011, In : On the road 

With the help of the Sudanese Ambassador in South Africa we got a 2 month tourist visa in Addis, whereas normally only a 2 week visa is available. There was some palaver and stress but everything worked out in the end. After 10 days in Addis I'm still unsure if I like the city or not and was glad to finally be on the move again as we headed out to Bahir Dar, source of the Blue Nile.

On the 3rd day out of Addis we hit the Blue Nile gorge, a shear 1300m drop from the plateau and another 1100m ri...

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Hello Lake Malawi

Posted by Ria Moothilal on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : On the road 
13 July 2011 - Blantyre to Lilongwe


Jiten's last blog would've finished off with our arrival in Blantyre, or rather Limbe. The town where we spent several days of rest. Much needed, especially in my case where the previous rest day would've been in Vilanculos almost two weeks before. Our stay in Limbe was just what was needed and staying with family friends of Imraan's was a real treat. Again spoilt with meals several times a day we ate perhaps just a little too well. But we were also pr...

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