Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ Blogs


Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Gloves

Best and Worst Of

We are officially halfway through the TDA, distance-wise. In honor of this momentous occasion, we thought we would post some of the best of/worst of ...
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Cheesy Tourist Moment no. 476

I forgot to tell you about my ride on a mule. I can’t decide whether to call it my “Cheesy Tourist Moment no. 476” or ...
Cycling in Ethiopia

Goodbye Ethiopia

Ethiopia; so far the country that has surprised us the most. When we thought of Ethiopia, ...
Lalibela

A couple that vomits together…

Seeing that we are temporarily off our bikes for a few weeks, we decided to go see the rock hewn ...
Shake You, Break You and Make You

Shake You, Break You and Make You

As you all know, Spiros broke his collar bone. Thank you all so very much for your comments, emails and good wishes. It was very ...
Perspective

Perspective

The day started like any other day on the TDA. Pitch down tent, pack red box, eat breakfast, check tires, get on your bike and ...
Ethiopia Cycilng

Cycling Ethiopia

Ethiopia has been a delight, especially the last few days. We are truly loving the cycling in ...
Ethiopia Riding

Epic Ride

Since our 2 day rest in Khartoum, we have had the following cycling days: Day 1 -140km, headwinds and crosswinds, paved roads Day 2 - ...
Ethiopia

Watch out for the Donkey

Beautiful day of cycling today, just awesome! Entirely on gravel roads and with some very tough hills to tackle, it ...
Out of Sudan, Into Ethiopia

Out of Sudan, Into Ethiopia

We had a 150 km bike ride today, ending at the Ethiopian border; the third country on our tour. I was a little sad leaving ...