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Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky Days 5-10

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky Days 5-10 Days 5 and 6 We treat ourselves this morning with a special breakfast of sausages, bacon, baked beans, eggs, toast and a mixed fruit salad. We are sad to say goody to the people here at … Continue reading

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Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3. Written by Joe Day 1 We left Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel after breakfast at 7.30am and drove through the capital city of Kigali to the Genocide Memorial.The Rwanda Genocide was of course the 1994 mass killing of Rwanda’s Tutsis and Hutu … Continue reading

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Namibia Nomad – Days 17 to 20

Namibia Nomad Days 17 to 20 The Namib desert is one of the driest and oldest ecosystems on earth. The landscape is barren and dry! Shist and gravel flats stretch for miles meeting enormous sheer mountains made from stone and … 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 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 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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Day 3 Okavango Delta

Today we departed for the Okavango Delta. After an early wake-up we were whisked away to the river’s edge where our Polers we ready to take us and ALL of our stuff aboard their makoros (dug-out canoes) The journey to … Continue reading

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Day 24 The Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater

We rose early to make the most of our final game drives, and were not disappointed. Among many other animals we saw a massive pride of 17 lions. They were all lolling around a tree in clear view of the … Continue reading

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Days 20 & 21 Tanzania, Nyakhanazi to Mwanza

We experienced our last border crossing of our trip – into Tanzania. We headed well off the beaten track into rural Tanzania and spent a night in the village of Nyakhanazi where our accommodation was a really African experience; an … Continue reading

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Day 19 Rwanda

Farewell Uganda – it has been great but is time to move on! We had a quick drive to the Rwandan border and marvelled at the hilly green Rwandan landscape on our way to the Capital city of Kigali. Once … Continue reading

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