Into the Unknown: Hike to the Everest Base Camp

Do I stop walking in the middle of nowhere because I just cannot take any more step or do I keep pushing, even though it’s becoming physically impossible? Is it my mind that’s giving up or my legs? What will my parents say if I fell down from a 400 feet see-through suspended bridge inContinue reading “Into the Unknown: Hike to the Everest Base Camp”

Nairobi to Addis: Day 5- Shashamane & Rastafarians

I usually start my day with prayer – with the face on the mattress, then a reading from The Daily Bread. Today is my birthday and I asked God to keep walking with me on this journey of self-discovery, to give me another chance to start over with Him – to keep forgiving my belligerenceContinue reading “Nairobi to Addis: Day 5- Shashamane & Rastafarians”

Nairobi to Addis: Day 4: Where’s Christmas?

Day 4: Yabelo to Hawassa – Dec 25 Good morning. It is Christmas Day in the rest of the world but not here. People are up and about working as usual. The vehicle arrived driven by a handsome and calm 26-year old fellow. I threw my rucksack to the back seat and we hit theContinue reading “Nairobi to Addis: Day 4: Where’s Christmas?”

Nairobi to Addis: Day 2 – Yabelo!

Day 2: Moyale – Yabelo Dec 23, 2017 I alighted from the bus in Moyale, called my contact who advised that I should make haste and cross to the Ethiopian side because they have power cuts at 10:00AM and that means they will not be doing any immigration work until the afternoon. Breakfast: Liver andContinue reading “Nairobi to Addis: Day 2 – Yabelo!”

Nairobi to Addis: Day 1 – Night Bus to Moyale

I knew 2017 wasn’t going to be a great year for me but I vowed to sink it with a bang – with something hard and positive. The Road trip to Addis Ababa on my bucket list came tops of what I should do. This is a solo road trip of 1,600 kilometres by publicContinue reading “Nairobi to Addis: Day 1 – Night Bus to Moyale”