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Δείτε στο επόμενο επεισόδιο (Μποτσουάνα)

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Περιμένοντας ν’ ανέβει το βίντεο για τη Μποτσουάνα, θα ήθελα να σας υπενθυμίσω πως το Σάββατο 27 του μήνα, αυτό το Σάββατο δηλαδή, είναι και η μεγάλη συναυλία κατά της εξόρυξης χρυσού στην Ιερισσό Χαλκιδικής. Θα είναι και η Lady…

“Do you have Ebola?”

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“You cannot enter South-Africa with your dog.” Even with a formal exit permit from the Namibian state vet, I dreaded the border with South Africa. They don’t allow the importation of pets accross land borders, only at Cape Town or…

Etosha Experience

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  Mike’s chance encounter with the leopard in the Erongo mountains had left the rest of us excited for some wild animal encounters of our own as we were to head towards Etosha National Park in Northern Namibia that next…

Movin’ on!

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It’s 6 o’clock in the morning and the first light of a new day hesitantly enters the rooftop tent. I don’t need an alarm clock. Or rather: I don’t need an alarm clock anymore. I can get up when I…

An Encounter at Erongo

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Before the past three days, the travelling I had been doing and the trip I was partaking in were two vastly different things. I had imagined a rugged trip in the African wilderness with plenty of dusty campsites, dirty facilities,…

Durban -> Knysna (The Car Arrives!)

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Durban was a crucial tipping point in our trip. We flew in from Cape Town to get our Land Rover Discovery cleared at the port and to finally get behind the wheel and start. Even though we wanted to officially…

Trampled to Death by Elephants- well almost

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We’ve had a few interesting elephant encounters lately here in Botswana. Our adventures stared in Chobe National Park where we were staying in a riverside campground that is located on a lighted waterhole. In the evenings you can watch the…

The Bogging

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A year ago Hookey and I sat freezing in front of the wood fire at his little place on the Delatite river, wondering what to do with 2014. We hatched the Africa Plan with only the vaguest sense of ‘planning’…

Botswana – Pre Bogging

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Botwana is not the place for spontaneity. Committing to an itinerary weeks ahead is not part of our ritual but was absolutely necessary here. Especially during the South African school holidays when campsites that charge $50US a head and don’t…

Chobe

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Our day pass into Chobe certainly didn’t disappoint. Right from the start there was wildlife everywhere. First were the small herd of warthog, unusually close to the road and slow to run away. Miles and miles of evidence of elephants…

On the move

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After a week of fitting the new parts we’d brought back and catching up on laundry and some internet research for the next stage of our journey we were ready to hit the road again. Although we ended up spending…

The long haul back ‘home’ to Landy

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The journey from England to Botswana was long – four flights with stops in Dubai, Johannesburg and Gabarone before we would get to Maun. All was seeming to go reasonably to plan until we tried to book in for our…

A Cape Conquered

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Finally, June 16th rolled around – Aaron and Michael made it to Cape Town to kick off the trip! With a short transfer with the Backpacker Bus (280 rand) from the airport to our hostel, the Amber Tree Lodge Backpackers…

Namibia – Part 1

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We crossed the Border from South Africa into Namibia on a very cold and frosty Khalagadi morning. We were up early and ready to go as we had been having a few problems with the aircon, it was getting hot…

Namibia: a photographic update

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After the adventures in West and Central Africa, Namibia is a vacation. I picked up Mees from Windhoek airport two weeks ago, and we bushcamped, stayed at some very comfortable and some very basic campsites, had oryx and zebra steak…

Comrades

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Sunday June 1st saw the 89th running of the Comrades Marathon, an ultra-marathon between Pietermaritzberg and Durban. It is touted as one of the toughest ultra-marathons in the world, alternating each year with an up and down run. This year…

Swaziland

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After crossing the Oshoek border crossing into Swaziland from South Africa, we made our way to the Malolotja Nature Reserve. Malolotja is in the highveld on the edge of the Drakensburg mountain range. The nature reserve was lovely with hiking…

Lounging Around

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Our excitement at the Traffic Department was short lived. So much so that by the next morning all our hopes faded and we quickly slipped into visions of lost savings and a life spent on cape town’s streets – holed…

Off with the Fairies

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It seems like an awfully long time since we were last sitting here in Cape Town, twiddling our thumbs and awaiting a phone call from Rodney, not knowing how long we’ll be extending our $16 a night dorm room. We…