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Amazon Delta

Amazon Delta

You can’t just drive across the Amazon Delta you know… you’d get a bit wet. Cuthbert earned his ‘Water-fording Proficiency’ badge reaching the Lençóis Maranhenses but this time we need to put him on a barge which zig-zags over 38 hours between the mangroves and...
Shipping

Shipping

The final hurdle for us was what to do with the landrover when we had finished.. We had toyed with selling it in South Africa however despite this being possible, due to the import laws we would have been unable to sell it for 2 years after it was officially imported....
Lake Nakuru National Park – Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park – Kenya

  Lake Nakuru National Park Camouflaged Buffalo Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1754 m above sea level and is protected by an area of 188 km2. Nakuru town in the distance Created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town. It...
L’Anse aux Meadows

L’Anse aux Meadows

This is one of my favorite places. It was a Viking town, with blacksmiths and other things. It was also the first place Europeans ever set foot in North America. There was a tour we went on to show us the city planning and different shops. All the buildings were made...
The wreck of the S.S Ethie

The wreck of the S.S Ethie

After visiting Tablelands, we met up with Mali Mish at the Lobster Cove Lighthouse. It was a really cool lighthouse and there were costumes and games to play with. I remember Luka dressing up in an old girl’s dress and that was really funny.     After...
Madagascar, Who Knew??

Madagascar, Who Knew??

So many beautiful sunsets in Nosy Be. We came to Madagascar with few expectations, in large part because we knew so little about the country. As we planned for our Africa trip, we did try to learn about Africa. We read books and blogs, watched videos from other...
Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

After visiting an amazing coffee farm, Maggie and the team highly caffeinated and suitably pumped and keen to visit one of Tanzania’s national parks. We were quickly aware of the reality that this might not happen after visiting the park gates of the Ngorongoro...
Four Days in // Mauritania

Four Days in // Mauritania

Although the border crossing into Mauritania had ultimately been easy, but not stress-free, we found ourselves at the end of a long day without a spot to camp. So we did what any self-respecting overlander does, pulled out the iPhone and clicked into iOverlander. The...