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Living in a box 4, a year on…….

A Year On ……..  It’s been a while since I’ve given you The Female Perspective of travelling & “Living In a box”. We have now been away for 443 days and in fact it has become quite like home, which…

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Zambia, flying about……then waiting about……

Its a very short drive from the town of Victoria Falls to the Zimbabwe Border, (about 5 minutes), and all was completed smoothly and quickly, then all that remained was a drive over the old iron bridge that spans the…

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Zimbabwe, You meet the nicest people

With some trepidation, we set out early in the morning for the border crossing from Botswana to Zimbabwe at the Ramokgwebane/Plumtree Border Post. Why some trepidation? Well, Britain really isn’t a favourite of Robert Mugabe, and we are carrying our…

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Botswana, tyres, elephants, and bugs

On our last post I mentioned that we had wrecked a tyre, so the plan was that we were going to find a local tyre repair place in the small town of Kasane and get them to swap that wheel…

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Botswana, out into the Sands of Chobe

From Drotsky’s Camp in Western Botswana, the only choice was the tarmac road to Maun, there is no other way across the Okavango Delta if you have four wheels. This gave us time to think about  how things can change…

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Along the Caprivi, back, into Botswana, onions and floods.

Travelling in Africa can do some funny things to your mind, obsessions start to form, sometimes on the most mundane subjects. Take onions for example, we have taken for granted that fresh onions are always readily available, and all the…

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Off we go again, Caprivi Strip

We left the mining town of Tsumeb, and headed the relatively short distance to “Roy’s Rest Camp”, en-route we diverted off the main route to visit the Hoba Meteorite. This is the largest meteorite that has ever been discovered on…

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A quick trip home

We have just had a very hectic but also enjoyable 19 days back in England. During this time we tried to see as many family and friends as possible, but obviously we were unable to see everybody. We would like…

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Hanging about a bit in Swakopmund

The last post on lorry way down was done by James and Nicky once they returned to the UK. I’m not going to go over that whole 11 days again, but there were a few things that were either “forgotten”…

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Another Dentist(s) visits Africa!

1700 Miles in the company of Vinnie, Jac and the Col K. A grand tour of Namibia with its sights, animals and highlights. A huge 4×4 with a tent on the top. To camp  or to stay in a lodge?…

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