Tigray: Reaching for heaven

7th century Rock hewn churches of Tigray, carved out of the rocks and caves in the most unaccessible places high up on escarpments to prevent…

Simien magnificence

High plateaus alternated with steep cliffs, deep gorges and elevations in the escarpment that offer the most magnificent views on the highlands; that’s what you…

Setting foot in Africa: Egypt

After the tranquility of the Tuscany country side we experienced a culture shock once arrived in Egypt. Busy streets with honking cars, everything in Arabic…

land of the pharao’s

ancient tombes and temples, chaotic cities, life along the nile, desert as far as you can see and egyptians welcoming you where ever you are. 

Which way to go?

OUR ROUTE Another part of the preparations and something everyone is curious about: what is going to be our route. My original dream was to…