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Northern Kenya’s long, car-busting Marsabit-Moyale road, which cuts through arid plains violently fought over by tribal warriors, is legendary among overlanders. It’s also the only way to drive to Ethiopia, our next destination. Read on to learn about the current road conditions and to hear our surprising conclusions on the road trip.

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After seven-and-a-half months traveling overland through East Africa, it’s safe to say it wasn’t my favorite region of Africa. Too expensive, too overcrowded, too polluted. But even though I didn’t love East Africa, I’m happy I went. Travel isn’t about loving everything you see and do and every place you visit. It’s about venturing forth and checking the world out. Go, I say. Always go.

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