Author: The Wandering Vegan

My name is Ryan. I caught the travel bug at a young age, and here are the tales of my wanderlust, surprise vegan food finds, and adventures across the planet.
By The Wandering Vegan

Asmara, Eritrea

I previously had no idea that Eritrea had been an Italian colony part of Mussolini’s “New Roman Empire”, until the planning stages of this trip. It was crazy seeing this mix of old Italian stuff in Africa with such a mash-up of cultures. From Juba, it was through Addis again and on to Asmara, capital…

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N’Djamena, Chad

Chad. You can’t take pictures on the street here. Maybe that’s not the official answer, but here’s what I figured out beforehand and on arrival. A friend of mine had huge problems while visiting N’Djamena previously and was constantly told that no pictures were allowed. Macron (PM of France) was visiting at the time, so…

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Desert history in Sudan

Bujumbura, Burundi hadn’t originally been part of this trip to Africa. As the situation around Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, has deteriorated, I decided to cut short my time and see just my main focus: the ancient Nubian civilization that had been a contemporary of the Egyptian pharaohs. Khartoum airport, visa on arrival, and another…

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