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Oct 10, 2006 - Konso / Moyale - 'Long drive for nothing'

Awoke to find the two guys kept the fire going all night. One of them, from not sure where, had a bag with ostrich eggs in. He was selling them all blown but stank. Bit of a wierd souviner but though would buy one to at least give them some money for their hospitality. Packed up and left for Konso. The road to Konso was bad. We had to navigate one bend that was so tight and narrow that the road fell away as our outside tyre passed over it. Not good considering there was a vally below and a return trip to do. Arrived in Konso to find out...

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Sep 17, 2006 - Moyale (Ethiopia) - 'No water'

Awoke in a daze and packed the tents. All I remember is driving through landscape that I thought the Americans could have used as a back drop to the moon landings. Barren desert. The road, there is no road, is a track. After picking up our armed guards we headed for the border town of Moyale. WE arrived there at about 1pm and stamped out of Kenya. They did not notice that our visas were three days out. Drove to the Ethopian side to find that the immigration did not open for another 2hrs. Just had to sit in the truck, have lunch and update a...

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