So first things first ….. NEVER believe Google Maps if it tells you that there’s a shortcut to Olifantsrus coming from Kamanjab. Because it’s not a shortcut, in fact, it’s not even a proper road. Let me tell you how we found out the hard way….
When any off roader or camper hear the name Kosi Bay, your mind immediately conjures images of pristine beaches and tropical bushes, right? Well, I can confirm that it is exactly what Kosi Bay showed us during our recent camping holiday. We spent a week camping at the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife campsite in Kosi Bay … More Camp Resort Review | Kosi Bay (Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife)
Botswana is more popular than ever before, and it’s no secret why. It’s a gorgeous country that takes pride in their wildlife and conservation efforts and it’s truly one of the few countries where you can camp in unfenced camp sites. There are a number of must-see areas and national parks that would be a … More Camping Hacks | How to Book Campsites in Botswana
Any seasoned camper will be able to tell you a story of how they struggled to find available spots at the Kruger National Park or Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park during school holidays. These camps are notorious for being fully booked within an hour after reservations open. We’re no different as we had to secure camp sites … More Camping Hacks | Securing a Booking at Sanparks Camps
And so the day arrived. With a heavy heart we said goodbye to Canyon Roadhouse and we started off on the leg of the trip that would see us make our way back to South Africa. Namibia is a country that sneaks into your heart. It might not have wildlife in abundance like its neighbor … More #Namibia2017 – Day 13 & 14 | Augrabies Falls, Northern Cape
We were amped to finally see the famous Fish River Canyon but it was a long stretch to get there. We travelled via the tarred B4 and took a right turn off at the C12. This road took us past Seeheim but we didn’t stop there. One thing that we learned on this road trip, … More #Namibia2017 – Day 11 & 12 | Visiting The Fish River Canyon
On the morning of Day 4 it was time for us to get up early and pack up camp to move to our next destination – Mata Mata rest camp on the SA/Namibia border. We’ve never been to Mata Mata before so we were excited to experience a different part of the Kgalagadi, and also … More #Namibia2017 – Day 4 & 5 | Camping at Mata Mata
After a very comfortable nights rest in Van Zylsrus it was time to head on to our first camping stopover of the holiday. We were finally on the road to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and more specifically, the Rooiputs camp on the Botswana side of the park. This would be our second visit to this … More #Namibia2017 – Day 2 & 3 | Braving the wilderness at Rooiputs