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The Transa African Journey in Horizontal

An October 1997 trip to NDjamena by jorgejuan

Quote: Crossing Africa in horizontal from Massawa to Dakar is only for the foolish.

The Trans African Journey in Horizontal

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Crossing Africa vertically from Cape Town to Cairo is for the brave. From Morocco to Cape Town is for the experienced. But in horizontal from Massawa to Dakar is only for the foolish.RED SEA, ERITREAI was in Massawa pondering the alternatives to get back home after eight months vagabonding around Africa, from Melilla to Cape Town and up to Eritrea in trucks, boats, trains and on foot. Now I had just to cross Sudan and enter Egypt to visit my many good friends living in the Baramus Coptic Monastery, near Alexandria, and then would catch a regular ship to Athens and hitchhike to Spain to accomplish the Tran African in vertical twice. But then I looked at my pocket atlas, that magical book, a...Read More

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The Trans African Journey in Horizontal