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Namibia 4

Namibia 4

The border dash was fairly uneventful, lots of driving, sadly no Harry as we had finished him around Etosha (we had moved onto the Hobbit which was fine until about chapter 8 where I got lost..). We had two stop overs, one at Oppi Koppi which was free for...
Heimreise, Wiederkommen, Ankommen Teil 1

Heimreise, Wiederkommen, Ankommen Teil 1

Hallo liebe Andreike-Leser.Wir wollten uns mal wieder melden und noch einmal von uns berichten. Nun ist es schon lange her, dass wir wieder da sind und seitdem ist viel passiert. Heute berichten wir euch vom letzten Tag in Afrika und dem ersten in Deutschland. Morgen...
Namibia 3

Namibia 3

Our next big adventure was into Etosha, or E-toe-Sha as the Americans like to call it, is one of the biggest and most densely populated parks in the world. A bit of history (as the entrance blurb is next to me). Etosha is made up of a pan which was a lake...
Vaga-bonding

Vaga-bonding

Now back in Nairobi, after a two-week bonding session with my brother, it was time to kick back into planning mode for a few days till Shea arrived. Ethiopia was the next country on our hit-list and their website confirmed we would get a visa on arrival. Perfect....
Namibia 2

Namibia 2

Still in Swakobmund we had a day to walk around the town before we went sand boarding the next morning. We went to the aquariums for a bit of education, learning about and seeing the local fish population, there was an underwater tunnel to walk through which was fun.....

Vacation from Vacation

The plan was simple. A short drive from Cape Town to Cairo with a small break in the middle to attend a few weddings back home in America. Well, due to some visa complications with the UAE, Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia I basically flew around the world at least once...
Namibia – visit 2 – 1

Namibia – visit 2 – 1

We were in Namibia around lunch time after getting through the border at break neck speed, only having to pay 250N$ for road tax (17N$ to the pound, same exchange rate as SA – both their economies are fairly codependent.. You can even pay in rand in Namibia...
Suiting Up

Suiting Up

After getting passed the equator it was time to start thinking about our planned “gap” in the trip. I had agreed to join Ross with the caveat that I needed to go on a North American wedding tour in July and this seemed to correspond with Ross’s need to renew health...
Botswana

Botswana

Charles and I were excited to be heading to Botswana, the two nights we had spent there coming from Zambia were amazing; lots of wild life, great people; so crossing the border we felt a slight feeling of trepidation! The border was fairly disorganised, much like...

Mandy and Rob’s Expenses

Finances! What will food cost? What will diesel cost? What will campsites cost? What can we expect to pay for border crossing? How much money will we need? These were always the big unanswered questions I was trying to research before...
Wild Coast statt Wildlife

Wild Coast statt Wildlife

In Bluff, nahe Durban haben wir das Beast wieder voll aufgerödelt, die Wasser- und Dieseltanks randvoll getankt, Vorräte eingekauft und die Gasflasche gefüllt. Alles ist auf 100%, auch unser Andrenalinspiegel. Die Heimreise beginnt, Transafrika auf der Ostroute. Vom...
Namibia 6, Koakoland and Poachers!

Namibia 6, Koakoland and Poachers!

Jasper had a few hunters booked in over the next week, so we would help out at the camp and around the farm with Renier. One of Jaspers farmers had found a dead baby zebra up in the hills which was killed by a leopard, so this would mean the hunters would have the...