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Kgalagadi, and into Namibia

So we had booked 5 nights camping at various sites in Kgalagadi, but we had a few days to kill before we entered the National Park, so we thought we would try Molopo Kalahari Lodge for a few reasons, it…

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Lusaka towards South Africa, meeting animals and people

Whilst camped in Pioneer Camp, just to the East of the Zambian capital of Lusaka, we were sharing a beer or two with a German couple that we had met previously in South Luangwa, when we heard a truck pulling…

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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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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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A long, long, drive back to Windhoek

Let me tell yer, Africa is big, very big! Looking on the map of the Continent, it doesn’t look far from Cape Overberg (on the coast about 200km east of Capetown), up to Windhoek in central Namibia, but we have…

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South Africa, Sun, Sea and Wine

We left the holiday town of Lamberts Bay in the Western Cape of South Africa, and hugged the coast further southwards towards Capetown until we got the the fishing town of Paternoster. In many ways this place reminded us of…

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Namibia and SA, canyons and border crossings

After leaving Quiver Tree Forest we headed further south towards Fish River Canyon. On the way we stopped for a couple of nights at the well known Canon Roadhouse, this is a strange place, absolutely crammed with old automobile bits…

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Ghost towns, Quivering trees, and shoot outs!

After leaving Luderitz (but not before boosting the Namibian economy by filling up Colonel K’s diesel tank), we stopped at an old abandoned diamond mining complex. Kolmanskop is a very eerie place, and also quite atmospheric. Diamonds were first discovered…

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Namibia, Wild Horses and International Rescue

Before we were allowed to leave Sesriem we had to pay for two days permit for the National Park. This was a surprise to us as the campsite is situated just inside the gates (no more than 100 metres inside),…

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