Nekemte to Jinka (South Omo) via Bonga

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

Moyale border update

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!

Temporary road closure south of Moyale

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