Meroe was much bigger than I expected and walking up and down sand dunes was definitely not the easiest. I stayed until the sun set and it was too dark to see. There were pyramids still unexplored. Yet, I was content.
Can you travel Sudan independently? Doable, but not easy. I traveled in Sudan by myself visiting Khartoum, Meroe, and Kassala using public buses and taxi.
I didn’t want to get templed-out. I dedicated one day each for the sights on East Bank and then West Bank focusing on the best tombs and temples.
While Egypt is mostly known for incredible man-made sites such as the Sphinx and the many pyramids, the White Desert is offers utterly breathtaking natural landscape. In fact, visiting the White Desert was the highlight of my trip to Egypt.
Itinerary, highlights, lowlights, and practical tips on visiting Egypt independently as a solo female traveler.
Planning to rent a car in South Africa? Everything you need to know about renting a car and planning a South Africa roadtrip including cost and safety tips.
Everything you need to know about hiking the Thukela Gorge trail in South Africa on your own.
The Amphitheater is the most famous geographic feature of the Drakensberg mountain in South Africa. The hike up the Amphitheatre is often considered to be the most scenic in the country and it’s something that you shouldn’t miss.
Sani Pass, also known as the Roof of Africa, lies between South Africa and Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho (pronounced Le-su-thu). It is a series of treacherous switchbacks that takes you up to 2865m and delivers spectacular scenery as it slowly makes it way over the Drakensburg Mountains.
My 2 week South Africa itinerary, packed with all the best adventures S. Africa has to offer including: Cape Town, The Garden Route, the Drakensberg, and Sani Pass.
But to me that pretty much sums up what Moroccos is all about. A country that evokes such a contrast in emotions. I went from loving it, to hating it almost on an hourly basis.
Traveling to Ethiopia? I got some tips for you. I left Ethiopia with plenty of stories to tell; stories about bag slashers and pickpockets, about rabid dogs, and about life in Ethiopia in general. There are also stories about crazy landscapes and unbelievable marvels.