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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,...
Swaziland

Swaziland

After crossing the Oshoek border crossing into Swaziland from South Africa, we made our way to the Malolotja Nature Reserve. Malolotja is in the highveld on the edge of the Drakensburg mountain range. The nature reserve was lovely with hiking trails throughout. While...

Afrika

Zuid Afrika november 2011 De boot met onze auto kwam in Durban (Zuid Afrika) aan en vanaf daar zijn we eerst langs de Zuid-Afrikaanse kust naar het noorden gereisd. Het uitgestrekte iSamangaliso Wetlands National park heeft veel indruk gemaakt. We sliepen naast ‘onze’...
New England –

New England –

I set out to ride the New England states with a few specific ideas in mind. The six states that this region is comprised of would complete the “25 State Ride” I had planned a few months ago, before my arrival back in the USA, and within these states were places that I...
Nothing to declare

Nothing to declare

We zijn op stoom. Met de vlam in de pijp zijn we inmiddels net in Swaziland aangekomen, klein landje van koning Mswati de Derde met z’n 13 vrouwen en meer dan 200 nakomelingen. Koeien en geiten op de weg, apen die zo de suiker van je tafel graaien, hier en daar een...
Lionless in the Thirstlands

Lionless in the Thirstlands

Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th July 2012. Upington, Twee Riveren, Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park. Entering South Africa was easy. All the border formalities were completed in one building, with different counters for Immigration and Customs. We quickly got...