Be Jealous 10: December 2012

Dear All, Yes we did it. On 15th December we entered the proud village of Laufenburg where we have our apartment. So we completed our journey Maseru2Laufenburg after 9 month and 15days; a total of 290 days of hard work, privations, exiting adventures and incredible dangers. Well, we officially crossed 14 countries in Africa, among…

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Be Jealous 9: November 2012

Dear All, We made it – at least Capetown 2 Cairo. If we listen to most guys on the way from Nowhere in Africa to Anywhere in Africa they aim to drive between these 2 towns. Unfortunately we’re neither Capetonians, nor Caironians, so Cape2Cairo may not be our final challenge. We started 9 month and…

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Be Jealous 8: October 2012

Dear All, Finally, after all this trouble getting our visa, we arrived in Ethiopia. As we crossed the border everything seemed to change. You go to a restaurant, you find a lot of food you do not really know – like doro wot, tibs and tegabino. All resembles a little bit Indian food, but accompanied…

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Be Jealous 7: September 2012

Dear All, Here it is – the latest edition of Be Jealous. After having left Rwanda we spent some time in Uganda, then Kenia and currently we prepare to move on to Ethiopia. Surely you know Ethiopia is known as the most unusual country within Africa. To confirm this, we have to start with this…

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Be Jealous 6: August 2012

Dear All, Many thanx for your feedback and remarks. Nevertheless, we were a little astonished how many of u could still spend some money for the annual leave. We sincerely thought all of you would contribute to safe the world’s economy and spend your money to balance the politicians’ escapades. Be assured we’re not eaten…

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Be Jealous 5: July 2012

Dear All, We sincerely apologize for being late in our current issue of the newsletter. We are convinced you may understand that the reasons for this delay were out of our control. We understand that you have suspected us to have taken our annual leave. Knowing that most Europeans go on their leave in July,…

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Be Jealous 4: May 2012

Dear All, BoM’e le BoNtate, We’re glad to share with you our experiences and observations since the last edition of “Be Jealous”. In our last edition we had the special column on the ethnic groups of the Himba and the Herero in Namibia. After some very intense and close observation in all the countries we…

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Be Jealous 3: April 2012

Dear All, Time passes quickly, jealousy even fades quicker. Attached our latest refill. Thanx for the well funded and the little less comprehensive comments, please go on giving your view – even if there is none. We highly appreciate all comments and good ideas to improve the trip. Currently we’re sitting next to Zambesi River,…

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Be Jealous 2: April 2012

Dear All, Bo M’e le Bo Ntate, thanx a lot for u’r feedback and your comments to our 1st edition of Be Jealous. Of course everybody wishing to join has joined, everyone wishing to remain on the list remains and those who think on a certain picture Martin looks like a prisoner in Guantanamo after one…

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Be Jealous 1: March 2012

Dear All, the very first edition of the Be Jealous Newsletter. It describes Monika´s and Martin´s adventures during their life a little bit outside ordinary GIZ and Red Cross business in Maseru. Even for those not speaking English at all, it is all about exercise. We apologize, we are not in the position to translate the…

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