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The red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, in pictures

The red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, in pictures

Continuing our journey north from Luderitz and Kolmanskopp along dusty back roads through the Namib desert, we visited one of Namibia’s most spectacular and sites – Sossusvlei. Noel visited the area on his first overland trip in 2010, and couldn’t...
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...
Namibia 5, family!

Namibia 5, family!

We  headed to the next big town called Kamanjab were we would meet Achi (Achi2Africa). After hours on the dead straight roads we soon arrived into the dusty town and would meet Achi at the Oppi-Koppi rest camp. This place was amazing as it had been welcoming...
wir treffen bekannte Gesichter in Namibia

wir treffen bekannte Gesichter in Namibia

Nachdem wir in Aus im Hotel & Restaurant Bahnhof die Familie Wagner aus Steinen getroffen hatten, verabredeten wir uns mit den Blessings aus Schopfheim und trafen sie im Norden Namibias. In der Opuwo Country Lodge aßen wir gemeinsam zu Abend und am nächsten Morgen...
Malawi 1

Malawi 1

Leaving the Zambian side of the border was incredibly easy, we were in and out in under 10 minutes.. The immigration and customs both knew what they were doing and pointed us to the Malawian customs. Again this was straight forward, and we managed a very jammy...
Namibia 4, Hunting!

Namibia 4, Hunting!

As we drove out of Etosha we noticed a sign only a few kilometres out of the park saying Cheetahs. So we decided to go check it out. We drove up to the farm house and was greeted by the farmer who gave us a little explanation as to what they do and how they acquire...
4×4 in den Dünen Namibias

4×4 in den Dünen Namibias

Gestern haben wir einen kurzen Ausflug zum Pelican Point in Walvis unternommen, haben unzählige Robben und Seehunde, sowie einen Schakal gesehen und das Beast durch teilweise tiefen Sand getrieben. Am späteren Nachmittag sind wir zur Dune 7 gefahren und haben dort das...
Namibia 3, Etosha NP!

Namibia 3, Etosha NP!

We headed into Grootfontein where we could stock up on supplies and finally buy Rob a cheap phone as he had lost his in Senegal. It was about time he got one and they had a good one on offer. Grootfontein seemed like a really nice town, but we didn’t hang around...
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...