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Een weg door de lucht en praten met goden / A skyway and talking to the gods

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Hoeveel dagen is het lopen vanuit Nederland naar het Himbadorp waar we vanochtend waren werd ons gevraagd. Hoe leg je een Himba uit dat een vliegtuig geen weg nodig heeft door de lucht om op te rijden? En dat je…

Kaapstad naar Swakopmund / Cape Town to Swakopmund 2180km / 265 liter diesel

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Op 12 september begon onze reis van Kaapstad naar Arnhem met een ontspannen tocht door de groene heuvels van de West-Kaap provincie. Het was lekker om met onze eigen (en van alle gemakken voorziene) Landcruiser de eerste echte kilometers door…

“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…

Cape Town

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We spent the last 10 days of our African Adventure enjoying Cape Town.  What a wonderful and livable city.  We were joined there by our friends Mike and Hester whom we had originally met on the road into the Serengeti…

Rob did it again!

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Rob did it again! He, with a lot of help from Jean and David two gyro friends, put the icing on the cake of my Africa adventures. At 4:30 pm Thursday with the skies clearing we were in the air…

Namibia to Namaqua

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  It is hard to imagine a greater contrast in landscape from the desert and sand dunes of Namibia last week to the flower strewn meadows of South Africa’s Namaqualand where we are now. With our Kiwi friends Brian and…

Back into South Africa

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OK, OK… I know I’ve been a real slacker on the blogging. Thing is we are doing so much and filling each day to the max that there just is not much time left for blogging and since we are…

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…

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…

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…

On the Okavango

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I chose to do a short ride today a mere 200 km , Victoria was not even warmed up yet and we arrived at Nunda lodge on the banks of the deep and slow moving Okavango for our nights stop…

The End

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We arrived back in Canada over a month ago now, so this final post is long overdue. The time lag does at least allow me to confidentally assert that we left Africa parasite-free, as I’m sure you were all positively…

The Last Post… CAPE TOWN!!

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We made it to Cape Town! Cape Town and Table Mountain from the water In general keeping with our tardy blog posts, this news is a little overdue. We reached Cape Town at the start of December and tucked Ambi…

Nine Days in the Kgalagadi

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January 19-28, 2014 We spent nine days in the Kalahari, or the Kgalagadi if you prefer. I think most of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is technically semi-desert rather than desert; it’s sandy and dry, but there is some vegetation (mostly…

Kenya to Cape Town

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Ever wanted to do something so bad you’ll go to stupid lengths to get it done… well that just about sums up this trip. Heading south from Kenya to Cape Town in a Beast of a Land Cruiser, this is…