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Four awesome mountain passes in Lesotho

Four awesome mountain passes in Lesotho

Lesotho is called the ‘Mountain Kingdom’ for a reason – the country is home to some of the highest and most stunning mountain passes in Africa. We recently visited Lesotho and had the pleasure of driving some of these passes, many of which are...
Namibia 2

Namibia 2

Rob and I were on own for the first time in many years, after living with Robs parents who so kindly put us up to help save for this trip of a lifetime. We were both feeling excited and nervous to see how we would cope, just the two of us. We decided it would be the...
Etosha

Etosha

When this National Park was founded in 1907 when Namibia still was a German colony, its size was over 90.000 square kilometres. Today, Etosha is 22.000 square kilometres large with its centre, the Etosha Salt Pan which in itself covers about 5.000 square kilometres...
Going Pro

Going Pro

By the time we arrived in Livingstone it was clear from other overland travelers we met that we needed to step up our game. We needed to do some education, networking, training and self promotion to get our start up off the ground. Our first night in Livingstone was...
Zambia 2

Zambia 2

We had just said our goodbyes to the parents, who had left for Botswana and then on to Johannesburg in South Africa to drop off their hired car (Bushlore) and catch their aeroplane back to England. We were left with just the 4 of us, and gosh, did it seem quiet. But...

Onwards from here..

In my last blog I wrote we had a lot of decisions to make in the upcoming days.. Our plans have changed so many times already, countries we want to visit, time and the order we visit them due to costs and route restraints. Money is sadly also becoming a...
Day One

Day One

Our first evening of the trip was spent in Gaborone, Botswana, where Hugh and Coral Ross treated us to a feast of an evening with their friends Charlie, Jill, Julia, Reliable Rod and Tinkles followed by dessert and coffee with their Ozzy neighbours Peter & Audine....
Zambia

Zambia

We arrived at the Zambian border post and we were shocked to find out just how much we needed to pay. The visa was $50 per person, road tax was $20, insurance was 300kwachas, carbon tax was 150kwachas and community tax was 30kwachas. That’s a grand total of £120...

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