Carola and Africa on a globe, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda (2012-05)

30 September 2011 to 15 August 2012 – 320 nights going over land (and occasionally over water) from Berlin to Berlin via Gibraltar, Cape Town and Cairo.

Why I wanted to go to Africa of all places?? – Click here to find out.

Which important decision did I have to make ahead of the trip? – Click here to find out.

You can browse all blog posts about the journey at

Click play (upper right corner) to take the quick tour or scroll down to see in detail on where I slept in each country :

23 countries plus some Europe & Turkey

Click on the images below to see how I toured each of the countries (maps created on







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