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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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Namibia Nomad – Days 5 to 12

Days five and six So we come out of the Delta and overnight again in Maun. For some of the team on the truck, the Botswana Namibia border crossing was their eight immigration stamp in their passport since being on … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Stellenbosch, Day 69 and 70

Wine has been produced in South Africa ever since the Dutch settlement here, more than 400 years ago.  Then the French came as a result of being evicted from France during the Reformation, and they helped to perfect the art … Continue reading

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Cheetah Park, Day 59

Namibia has one of the largest populations of cheetahs in all of Africa.  Because of their population numbers they are found outside of the National Parks and come onto local farms and kill livestock.  This upsets local farmers and they … Continue reading

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Etosha National Park, Day 57, and 58

Etosha National Park is the best National park in Namibia to see game.  However in the rainy season like anywhere else in Africa, spotting game becomes more of a challenge.  It all comes down to the 2 essentials you need … Continue reading

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Bushman’s Reservation, Day 56

The previous day we entered Namibia,  which was previously known as South West Africa when it was part of South Africa, and before that as one of Germany’s few colonies.  The country only broke away from South Africa in 1990 … Continue reading

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Chobe River, Day 50

After excess adrenaline and excess partying it was time to leave Vic Falls and Zim behind.  Zimbabwe was great to us and we saw and did alot of activities during those days so it was sad to say goodbye.  However … Continue reading

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