Auke writes: Last December / January, my Ethiopian girlfriend and I made a great trip with public transport overland from Nekemte to Fort Portal, Uganda using a little-known route through Bonga and Jinka (see map below). We started in Nekemte because I still had a work meeting there. In my opinion, the Ijoo International Hotel … Continue reading Nekemte to Jinka (South Omo) via Bonga
Very useful trip December 2017 report for anybody heading from Ethiopia to Kenya overland using public transport: http://www.handzaround.com/journal-1/how-to-get-from-addis-ababa-to-nairobi-to-mombasa-by-public-transport
Stuart Dickson writes: All is back to normal at Moyale. Road open and traffic moving both ways. Good news - 60 km before Marsabit there is black top road. Still 140 km south of Marsabit before you hit black top though. Jey Jey Hotel in Marsabit now 1200 for single 1500 for double. Happy Travels!
Stuart Dickson writes: The Dila to Moyale road is under rehabilitation, part of the Mombasa to Addis project. For the time being, it is a long 9-hour dusty & very bumpy haul, very similar to the Moyale to Isiolo road, and it looks like it will be that way for quite a while.
Thanks to Stuart Dickson for this important news about the Moyale border (written 5 Dec 2013(: Due to serious and bloody fighting amongst local Kenyan tribes in the Moyale region there is zero transport (private or public) leaving Moyale heading south into Kenya and it seems no traffic coming up in the other direction. The reason for … Continue reading Temporary road closure south of Moyale
Gert writes: I have just returned from a 6 weeks’ business trip to Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia and would like to share with you a couple of additions/changes. 1. Lake Langano Yes, I agree with the comments of some of your readers on the website, however, for someone who has known Langano for … Continue reading Southern Ethiopia trip report