Harar is undoubtedly Ethiopia’s brightest flower. If a jewel, she may be slightly chipped around the edges, though her centre continues to shine with undiminished brilliance. Of course, like most places on the continent – which Paul Theroux encapsulates as ‘a Dark Star’ – everything is a bit messed up. Located on the border of the far eastern Somali region, French-imported blue and white vintage Peugeot taxis cruise beneath Italian-built colonial … [Read more...]
After a career in the energy sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Sam left his city job at a consultancy to found YellowWood Adventures. A British national with a lifelong passion for travel, he has visited over 50 countries, trekking in many of them, with multiple trips to the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Andes and Alps to name but a few. He has degree in English Literature.