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Day 22 Cape Town & sad goodbyes

Yep a few sore heads this morning, but again, like the sturdy overlanders that we are we pulled through to enjoy our last ride on Pumba (the truck). With Table Mountain in our sights our final destination of Cape Town … Continue reading

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Day 20 & 21 Wine Tasting!!

As you can probably imagine this morning was not pretty, but surprisingly most recovered pretty quickly which was a good job as we were heading to the South Africa’s wine capital – Stellenbosch. Thankfully, wine tasting was not scheduled for … Continue reading

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Days 18 & 19 Crossing the Orange River

Today we were continued further south and stopped within swimming distance of South Africa, literally, as we camped on the edge of the Orange River which marks the border between Namibia and South Africa. Here we had our first sighting … Continue reading

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Day 17 Fish River Canyon and Ai-Ais

After leaving Sesrium and the giant sand dunes we spent an extremely cold night at a little town of Bethanie. A place so cold that the water in the kettle was frozen in the morning!! From there we went to … Continue reading

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Days 15 &16 Sesreim & the Namib-Naukluft Dunes

Sadly we had to leave the comfort of the hostel and real beds  but we drove to yet another glorious site as Sesreim campsite is nestled in among the vast red sand dunes. The drive to get there was … Continue reading

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Days 13 & 14 Swakopmund Activities

Day one in this, Namibia’s adventure capital, was full of activities. Sandboarding on the dunes in the morning was fantastic– although the consensus was that going down was a lot more fun than going back up the dunes. If only … Continue reading

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Days 11 & 12 Himba Village & Cape Cross seal colony

Leaving the Cheetah park we headed for a totally different experience – visiting a Himba village. Because of the harsh desert climate in the region where they live and their seclusion from outside influences, the Himba have managed to maintain … Continue reading

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Day 10 Cheetah

Our final morning in Etosha we woke early as hoping to catch sight of some more amazing animals in the cool dawn and our fantastic luck run of luck continued. Just before exiting the park we caught glimpse of a … Continue reading

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Days 8 & 9 Etosha

Although Etosha means ‘place of dry water’, the Park is innovatively set up with watering holes that provide great game viewing opportunities as high concentrations of animals gather to drink. As planned, we arrived early enough to end the day … Continue reading

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Days 6 & 7 Namibia here we come!

On the sixth day of our Namibian Nomad Safari we drive north from Maun for a few hours to reach an area of ancient rock paintings of the San Bushmen. We set up our bush camp and enjoy or last … Continue reading

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