Country Nr 28 – Egypt

Country 28/196: Egypt Destinations: Giza and Cairo Dates: From 23rd of October to 2nd of November Spent the last ten days in Egypt and we LOVED IT! In Giza, we were staying at the amazing Marvel Stone Hotel, which offers the best view of the majestic pyramids. Afterward, we stayed in Downtown Cairo for a couple of days. We used the time to enjoy the vibrant city's countless beautiful sights, to visit some of the most notable landmarks and shows, and to try as many local delicacies as possible. Moreover, we met some of the nicest people here and together...

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Country Nr 27 – Libya

Country 27/196: Libya Destinations: Tripoli and Leptis Magna Dates: From 22nd to 23rd of October We've been told not to travel to Libya. We've been told that it's too dangerous. Well, we went. And even though the situation in the country is still not stable, life goes on in Tripoli and in the rest of the country. And what a country it is!!! ♥ The place where the Mediterranean meets the Arabic. Libya has so much to offer - kind people, amazing architecture, great food, so much history, and culture and even one of the most beautiful and best preserved Roman...

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Country Nr 26 – Eritrea

Country 26/196: Eritrea Destination: Asmara Dates: From 14th to 18th of October Asmara is just...wow! It's nothing like any other African city we've been to. It's more like a romantic Italian city really. Italian architecture, Italian food (as well as tasty Eritrean food), laid-back vibe, beautiful nature, stunning views, and the nicest people ever! It's one of the most relaxed places on Earth (the lack of Wi-Fi may be a contributing factor) and we loved it for that! PS: If you ever decide to visit Asmara (which you definitely should), make sure to contact the Asmara Grande Travel and Tour...

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Country Nr 25 – Sudan

Country 25/196: Sudan Destinations: Meroë, Khartoum Dates: From 12th to 14th of October A whole lot of comfort, a trip to the Meroë pyramids, a traditional Sudanese wrestling match, and the conjunction of the two Niles. What more could one hope for? Sudan turned out to be a lovely country full of beautiful sights and friendly people. Thank you for showing us such a great time! Wishing you peace and love! ;) Found lots of LOVE in Sudan. ;) ♥ Honeymoon rating of the visited destinations: ♥♥♥♥♥♡♡♡♡♡ Sudan offers a rich history and amazing archaeological sites, however, there are some safety concerns, which...

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Country Nr 24 – Somaliland

Country 24/196: Somalia (actually it was Somaliland) Destination: Hargeisa Dates: From 10th to 12th of October Somalia is considered a rather dangerous country, so we had to find a safe spot to visit. We decided to visit Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia. Luckily, Hergeisa turned out to be a lovely city. We also visited Laas Geel, an archeological site near the city, where one can admire more than 9000 years old cave paintings and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. We were absolutely fascinated! Somaliland, thank you for your hospitality! It was a great experience! :) Found lots...

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Country Nr 23 – Djibouti

Country 23/196: Djibouti Destinations: Lake Assal and Djibouti Dates: From 8th to 10th of October We always try to visit the country's Nr. 1 attraction, but sometimes it can't be done because it's too dangerous or too far from the airport and sometimes we do visit the place but we end up kinda disappointed since the place looks much better on the internet. Well, this time we managed to visit the country's top attraction and we weren't disappointed at all! Moreover, the famous Lake Assal is WAY more stunning than on the internet. We were overwhelmed. Lake Assal is actually...

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Country Nr 22 – Ethiopia

Country 22/196: Ethiopia Destination: Danakil Depression Dates: From 5th to 8th of October Wow, we definitely want to return to Ethiopia!!! ♥ There are lots of amazing places to visit in this magical country, but we chose to visit the famous Danakil Depression. And it was BREATHTAKING!!! ;) It felt like a trip to Mars; or actually Venus since it's the hottest place on Earth. We took a two-day tour with World Sun Ethiopia Tours and we loved it! We visited the salt flats at sunset, the unbelievable Dallol at sunrise, the hot springs and we were lucky enough to...

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Country Nr 21 – Chad

Country 21/196: Chad Destination: N'djamena Dates: From 3rd to 5th of October Well, the first thing every tourist needs to know about N'djamena is that it's forbidden to take photos of the most prominent places and monuments unless you have a special permit from the government. Since we didn't have the permit we had to pay some guards/soldiers to allow us to take at least some shots, but we still had lots of restrictions, so the photos are far from perfect. It's also good to know that there are a lot of soldiers all over the city to make sure...

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Country Nr 20 – Nigeria

Country 20/196: Nigeria Destination: Lagos Dates: From 1st to 3rd of October Lagos was a roller-coaster for us. First, we met the nicest guy who made the visa gaining process upon arrival very easy for us, even though we didn't have all the necessary paperwork. We were staying at the amazing Maroko bay shore suites and we loved it! The location was great, the staff was very nice, and the room was clean and comfortable. The next day we took a private tour of the city. The price was reasonable and the driver/tour guide was very knowledgeable. He took us...

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