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Sandwich Harbour

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No trip to Swakopmund is complete without a visit to Sandwich Harbour!!
 

Strutting here stuff

Preparing to go down the dunes!!!!

Suspicious plant growth…..…

Puros and being stuck

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Puros……some water after days of dry terrain!!! Well I am sure we hoped the canyon was drier     Into the canyon where we got stuck

Valley to Puros
 

Slowly does it!!!
Into the canyon where we got stuck

First try to winch out

Now a high-lift jack…..

She is in pretty deep

We’re out, Gerro with a cut…

Koakoland – A 4×4′s best friend

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Wow! From the most spectacular waterfall (Epupa Falls) intrepid mountain passes (Van Zyl’s pass), through valleys (Marienfluss and Hartmans) with undergound rivers, up and around sand dunes, through river beds and inside huge canyons, Koakoland can capture the mind of everyone who is willing to to do this route through Northern Namibia.
We met up with the Kuipers at Epupa…

Etosha

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As I said we have seen some pretty darm impressive game in Africa thus far, but we knew we were at Etosha out of season and the game would be very spread out. We still saw A male Lion and two Lionesses digging into a Gemsbok right on the side of the road, Kudu, one Elephant, Zebra, Giraffe and Hyeana.…

There we were… back in Nam

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Having left Botswana on such a high, it would certainly be hard for Etosha to try and beat it. However we always know that kind of attitude will always create disappointment.
Having arrived in Namibia certainly feels very different in terms of Africa, with such a low population in Nam, you rarely find yourself surrounded by people and the feeling…

Etosha

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Etosha….probably not the best time of year to go, yet we still had a great time!!
 

Give me a peanut!!!

Almost

Missed it

mmmm…..

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Botswana Part 2

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Moremi – Northgate
After our holiday in Mozambique, we had to get our minds back in gear and get ready to hit the road again, first destination was North Gate. We knew we were taking a bit of a chance with this park as the rains have blessed Botswana well during the festive season but we thought we would chance…

Chobe

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If we thought Savuti was good then Chobe was in a different league!!!!! Add Savuti and Chobe to any Botswana Summer itinerary!!!!

 

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Savuti…….mind blowing!!!!

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Things just could never have been better in Savuti. If you ever were wondering about coming to this region at this time of year…..then go to SAVUTI!!!!!!
 

 

Savuti Lion on his way to the campsite

Our Porcupine at 9:00 a.m…

Botswana Part 1

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Kalahari N.P.
We were quite excited fir this one, and boy were we treated. We were in the park for all of three nights and our sightings included a big Kalahari male Lion with a thick black mane mating with two female Lionesses right on the road. They were there for two full days and the only moving they did…

Zimbo

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Hwange N.P.
Just before entering the park, we stumbled upon a herd of Sable and a great big herd of Buffalo that ran right across the road in front of our car. We started off on a great note, and were further treated to a male Lion, Ele (far away in the distance) and Kudu. We spent three nights in…

Vic Falls

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he ever beautiful VIC FALLS. We went at the end of the dry season so unfortunately the falls were at there lowest point!!!!!
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A billion reasons to believe in Africa!!!

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A billion reasons to believe in Africa!!!
Coca-cola is running a campaign throughout East and Southern Africa, big billboards run across the entrance  to most towns and cities and in big bold colors it reads “A million reasons to believe in Africa” When you read this you actually start counting all the unbelievable moments we have shared in Africa with…

Ngonye Falls

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WOW, WOW, WOW!!!!! What a surprising site, totally unexpected and worth the time getting here!!

BEACH???

WOW!!!!

What a sight!!!
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Vic falls

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When Mr Livinstone stumbled upon Victoria Falls in the 1800’s, I cannot even start to comprehend just how taken-a-back he must have been. It is truly a natural wonder.
We started our walk at The Devils cataract and by the time we had reached Rainbow falls we were drenched, but loved it. We actually thought all the tourists strolling through…

Liuwa Plains

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This park didn’t have the number of animals but it packed way above its weight in terms of birds and scenery!!! We will definitely return and hope to see the massive conservation effects having a positive effect on the park. One to look into in the future!!!
 

Love the Saddle Bills and the sunset!!

hmmmm…….

The Wattled Crane won!!!…

Northern Kafue

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Northern Kafue….amazing. We landed up partying with one of the lodges as they were packing up to leave as they were closing for the summer….however we lost the Garmin as I was thrown in the pool and I swear my sunnies were in there too!!! Otherwise it was extremely beautiful but game wise…..the park was saved on the last day…

Zambia’s Best!!!

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Kafue National Park
Northern Kafue is where all the magic lives, we started in the South and drove all the way up. Again, we have arrived in the rainy season so we never saw all that this park has to offer at the right time of the year. It was still worth visitng though and we met some great people…