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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 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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Day 5 Maun

This morning we left the Okavanga Delta. The idea of returning to civilisation was met with a certain degree of regret and we said a sad goodbye to the Polers. Once back in Maun we did however welcomed a dip … 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 1 Vic Falls – Chobe

Today is the start of the Namibia Nomad section of our trip. We said goodbye to old friends that had traveled down from East Africa with us and began our trip with a new group of adventurers as we left … Continue reading

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Days 25 & 26 Arusha

Although it was the final day for some we could not be too sad as another highlight awaited – the crater itself. Unfortunately it was pouring with rain, but we had put the awning up the previous night so we … Continue reading

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Days 13 & 14 Jinja

Jinja – the adrenaline capital of East Africa! Everyone was pumped up and looking forward to experiencing the fun to be had there. Some of us headed off in the afternoon to see the source of the Nile. Others soaked … Continue reading

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Days 10,11 & 12 Lake Bunyoni – Kampala

We travelled to Lake Bunyoni, the deepest lake in Uganda, and dotted with 29 islands. We stayed in a beautiful campsite on the lake shore, and we took a boat out to explore some of the lake with the guide … Continue reading

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