17 February 2011 Staying in Tripoli Yesterday afternoon we went straight away to the Tunisian Embassy to check whether we can get a visa in order to get to Tunis in order to catch a ferry to Italy. We have been told by some officials that we can get one at the border but after the experience with Syria and Egypt, we do not trust the system anymore. The Tunisians told us with a smirk on their faces that it will take 2 weeks to get a visa Insh'Allah (God wi...
Rikus & Arina's Cape to Cairo
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10 February 2011 Total Distance: 19835 Distance covered today:669km Start: Nuweiba Finish: Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt Yesterday evening, as per last experience, the Jordanian side was very efficient. They even have a massive vehicle scanner which means no unpacking and manually placing every bag through x-rays like on the Egyptian side. Once we were on the boat we are told 'sorry, you must get off the boat because you have no Egyptian visa'. At this stage my...