Hitchhiking Adventure to Africa for Dutch Trio


Neda Boin, Sierd van der Bij and Christiaan Triebert are well into their three-monthhitchhiking trip from Groningen in the Netherlands to Cape Town, South Africa. The group is part of a project which aims at raising global awareness about sustainability. We follow them on their journey.


Sierd van der Bij, Neda Boin and Christiaan Triebert - Dutch hitchhikers in Africa.

  • Ethiopia:  Thumbs Up Africa Blog 9 - Ethiopia's Internet Explorer

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 2 December 2012

    From the first storey of a shopping centre along Nazret's main street, passers-by hear the beats of the latest American hip-hop hits. It’s close to midnight, and Elias ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Thumbs Up Africa Blog 8 - All Roads Lead to China

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 25 November 2012

    We hitch a ride with a group of Ethiopian engineers and they give us shelter. Next thing I know I’m in the middle of southern Ethiopia’s breathtaking nature, in a ... read more »

  • Africa:  Thumbs Up Africa Blog 6 - Inshallah

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 11 November 2012

    Inshallah is what they say here, meaning if Allah wills it, or it is in God's hands. After travelling almost a thousand kilometres from Cairo to Aswan, it apparently wasn't God's ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Thumbs Up Africa Blog 7 - Being 17 Again in Ethiopia

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 18 November 2012

    Hunter S. Thompson left the world one famous lesson. If you want to know what you're talking about, you have to try it out yourself. He named it gonzo journalism. Although I have ... read more »

  • Africa:  Thumbs Up Africa Blog 5 - the Sudanese Brothers

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 30 October 2012

    Sudan has been the stage for long-running conflicts and dramatic desertification, causing the movement of thousands of Sudanese, looking for a better life within and around the ... read more »

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