Monthly Archives: May 2013

Larsens Camp, simply breath taking in Samburu National Park

We drove into Samburu National park around 9am on the 7th May and after a short game drive we pulled into Larsens camp and debated whether to stay there or not. After a 10 minutes or so Sib negotiated a … Continue reading

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The western Lake Turkana route south from Kenya, Sibioli National Park to Samburu

SIBIOLI NATIONAL PARK 1st -5th May After faffing around trying to find the way into Sibioli Park we were directed by the Ileret locals out of the town and to take a right at about 10km from town. We saw … Continue reading

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The western route south from Ethiopia, Omorate to Sibioli National Park Kenya, via Lake Turkana

We found an alternative tar or asphalt road to the busy tourist road (route 6) running from Addis to the Moyale Kenya border via Dila. We decided not to take this road as I had experienced it 5 years ago … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa heaven

We were so tired when we finally reached Addis Ababa on the 20th April. The journey from Axum had been 1000km of really bad roads, high mountain passes, dangerous hairpin bends and people and animals all over the road and … Continue reading

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Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia

Nechisar National Park One of the most unusual parks I’ve been in. It was not too expensive to enter and we found it to be a perfect test before entering the south bound Turkana track with all its river crossings, … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Roads

We found some interesting photo’s depicting Ethiopian roads while we driving south towards South Africa…

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Toyo versus BFG MT tyres 255/85RT16

We’ve done an extensive 4×4 Overland experiment where we have taken two brands of the same size tyres and driven them extensively from London the UK to South Africa. The Toyo was fitted to a long wheel base Toyota Land … Continue reading

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