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Malaria – What Drug You Should Take to Prevent It!

I think it’s fair to say that nobody wants to die on their travels around the world. Death avoidance 101 begins with preventing malaria. Naturally, as a traveler it’s important to always try to care of ourselves and dodgy diets do us no favours, so whether you’re munching down multivitamins, spirulina tablets, echinacea or whatever, every little Continue Reading »

How Much Does it Cost to Go From Cape Town to Cairo?

Cape Town to Cairo may be a classic backpacking route but what a trip it is! From snorkeling in the azure blues of the Indian ocean, the white beaches of Zanzibar, wildlife galore in the Serengetti, standing on a glacier as you hike to the top of Kilimanjaro – the trip offers everything you could Continue Reading »

Taking the Ferry from Sudan to Egypt

Taking a ferry up the Nile from Sudan to Egypt – now tell me that doesn’t sound pretty amazing!? This is actually the only border crossing available between the two countries so if you’re traveling through Africa overland, it’s your only option (albeit a very very cool option)… The ferry goes from Sudan to Egypt Continue Reading »

Visiting the Pyramids of Sudan

- “Have you ever seen the pyramids?” – “The ones in Egypt or the ones in Sudan?” Instant backpacking points! Seriously though, when people talk about the pyramids they are generally referring to the ones in Egypt. Then again that’s half the beauty of the Sudanese pyramids, you’re almost guaranteed to have them all to Continue Reading »

Witnessing a Camel Sacrifice in Sudan

WARNING: Gruesome pics and story :S I had no idea what to expect to expect when I arrived in Sudan but seeing a camel get its head cut off was probably not near the top of the list, yet on day 2 that’s exactly what I saw… I had arrived in Sudan the day before, Continue Reading »

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