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South Africa 2

Please excuse the lack of photographs at the moment.. I am currently experiencing technical difficulties with my blogging app.. nothing is ever easy! Arriving back in South Africa we spent a night back in Nelspruit at a much busier campsite than when we had left it....
South Africa (round 2)

South Africa (round 2)

I meant to post this blog a few days ago however thanks to a new update on my iPad I didn’t even want, my normal blogger app is now not working! Great when you have been writing and it crashes.. lots of swearing at Apple, and now 3 ‘In the pipeline’...
Swaziland (on a whim)

Swaziland (on a whim)

After deciding the day before to spend a couple of days in Swaziland we hadn’t done a lot of research! We knew the border was about 60km from Nelspruit but that was about it! The drive up to the border was stunning, climbing up hills and driving along misty,...
South Africa round 2!

South Africa round 2!

I meant to post this blog a few days ago however thanks to a new update on my iPad I didn’t even want, my normal blogger app is now not working! Great when you have been writing and it crashes.. lots of swearing at Apple, and now 3 ‘In the pipeline’...
Helicopter safari in the Okavango Delta

Helicopter safari in the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is one of the most amazing places to go on safari in Africa. The Delta is a large wetland area with UNESCO world heritage status. It’s also one of the best concentrations of wildlife in Africa, and is often featured in wildlife documentaries....
Cairo and Out

Cairo and Out

Once Bubbles arrangements were sorted it was time for me to head through to Cairo for a day of sight-seeing before jet-setting back home to South Africa. At this point, I finalized a decision I had been toying with for a while. I would meet up with Bubbles in RSA and...
Botswana 3

Botswana 3

With our visa and carnet running out we left Maun laden with food, fuel and more money. It was the last big town for a while so we stocked up, hiding the meat in some boxes. In Botswana and also Namibia, there are a lot of vet fences where they can confiscate meat, if...
Botswana 2 – the land of the elephant

Botswana 2 – the land of the elephant

Our distance across the border and into Botswana was going a not so gruelling 63km, without sounding like I repeat myself too much the border was easy and were in Ngoma within 30 mins. The sun was shining and everyone was friendly, the Botswana border had a herd of...
Spitzkoppe: the Matterhorn of Namibia

Spitzkoppe: the Matterhorn of Namibia

After exploring the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, we didn’t think Namibia could get more beautiful. But we hadn’t visited Spitzkoppe yet! About 150km (1.5 hours) northwest of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe (meaning ‘pointed dome’ in German,...
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...