I am planning a new ride starting from Addis Abeba through Sudan and Egypt, we will ship the bikes by plane to AA and come back from Alexandria with the ferry to Venice (hoping that the situation in that area will be fine by december 2011 ...)
Our main concern is time: we have 3-4 weeks max, do you think we can do it? consider that almost 1 week goes with shipping bikes (2-3 days) and ferry to Venice (3 days)
Than, I have many other questions ... :
- road conditions and roads suggested
- ferry boat from Wadi Halfa to Aswan, any updated info about schedule time (it is still once a week on wed.?), carry the bikes etc.
- travel permit in Sudan, still necessary?
- finding petrol
- lodging, better to have a tent (i.e. Sudan)?
I know, lots of questions, but easy for who is been there recently ...
Thanks a lot for any help