Azure waters of the falls, walk above the canopies of 200-year-old trees, elephants, star filled skies... all about Ngare Ndare Forest - a UNESCO Heritage List site in Northern Kenya, where you can camp and enjoy the unspoiled nature. How to get there, where to stay, what to do - read on and see our short film!
Green highlands, barren deserts, impassable lowlands, sparkling waterfalls, glistening lakes, bustling towns. We can’t describe Ethiopia with one word, unless we reach for ‘diversity’. After 3 months spent discovering this incredible country, we would like to share with you our newest travel film - 'Ethiopia'.
'This time our legs didn't know what to expect. We would walk onto something that looked solid and hard, only to find out that our shoes would sink a little into the red and yellow mixture. (...) The Danakil Depression was the most unique experience we've ever had. It was difficult, hot and uncomfortable but isn't it the price you pay for beautiful things?'
The circle around us was slowly tightening. I'm not sure how many pairs of eyes were scrutinising our faces, but there were A LOT. The long bamboo sticks that each boy and man were holding didn't really add to our comfort. We actually weren't too sure how we would get out of the situation - we were a 30-minute walk down the rolling hills and bushes to the car, and a four hour drive north of Addis. But anyways, what did it matter?! We didn't even have the car keys! (...)
Tigray Churches are famous for their picturesque location, beautiful history and somewhat difficulty to reach. Whilst some of them are an off-road drive and a 5 minute walk up the stone stairs, others require walking for hours, climbing vertical rock shelves, and an ability to let go of your fear of heights!! We opted for trekking and climbing - we captured it in film and in our Tigray Churches story - read on!
Hollywood B&B is an eclectic place located in a 1912 building. Its owners, Nina and William, filled the place with hand-made artefacts and murals. The house has 5 rooms, each of them decorated differently. We interviewed William about the homestay and the stories that William, Nina and their B&B went through.
'The young Cambodian lad noticed us and frantically looked for the exit from the inside of his tuk tuk. He found it at the back of the trailer and squished himself between two tightly parked bikes. Now he was running towards us waving his arms and screaming: 'MY FRIENDS! YOU CAME BACK! HELLO MY FRIENDS!' (...)'
'The sun shone nicely on our backs. It wasn't too hot yet - it was merely after 8am. We cycled through the streets of Hoi An, heading to the outskirts. Soon our eyes would see seldom farmers working in the fields, vast spaces of crops, muddy rice fields and roads where the rice was drying spread out like a red carpet for us to ride through. Hoang was guiding us (...)'