In 2013 we embarked on our very first overlanding trip to Botswana. My sister and her then boyfriend completed an epic overlanding holiday in 2011 and we were keen to visit the wild places they were talking about, so we got together all our gear and we did our planning, and then in April 2013, … More #TBT Our First Overlanding Trip to Botswana
We recently did a weekend camp at Soetdoring Vakansieplaas, just outside of Vereeniging in Gauteng. It was less than an half hour’s drive from our house and we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived there. It’s a true Bosveld experience literally 15 minutes from the busy town centre and it’s the perfect weekend getaway.
Happy Campers BotsNam 2018 – Travel log Day 20 & 21 Place Elephant Sands, Nata Type of lodging Camping Ablutions Yes Water at site Yes Powered No Wi-Fi Yes, at the bar area (buy vouchers) Diesel top-up Nil Kilometers travelled Day 20 & 21 – 277kms We had started our descent down south, back towards … More #BotsNam2018 – Day 20 & 21 | More Elephants at Elephants Sands
Happy Campers BotsNam 2018 – Travel log Day 17 – 19 Place Senyati Safari Camp, Kasane Type of lodging Camping Ablutions Yes, private Water at site Yes Powered Yes Wi-Fi Yes, between 18:00 and 20:00 at the bar area Diesel top-up R546-00 / 49,36lt Kilometers travelled Day 17: 290km Day 18: None Day 19: … More #BotsNam2018 – Day 17 – 19 | Senyati Safari Camp and the Vic Falls
Happy Campers BotsNam 2018 – Travel log Day 15 & 16 Place Camp Kwando, Kongola Type of lodging Camping Ablutions Yes Water at site Yes Powered No Wi-Fi No Diesel top-up R600-00 / 45,54lt Kilometers travelled Day 15: 240km Day 16: 290km Our next camp site would be the last one before we head back … More #BotsNam2018 – Day 15 & 16 | Our Last Days in Namibia – Camping at Camp Kwando
Happy Campers BotsNam 2018 – Travel log Day 13 & 14 Place Shametu River Lodge, Divundu Type of lodging Camping Ablutions Yes, private Water at site Yes Powered Yes Wi-Fi Yes, available at reception area Diesel top-up R300-00 / 22.76lt Kilometers traveled Day 13: 457km Day 14: 131km We left for Divundu early on … More #BotsNam2018 – Day 13 & 14 | Exploring The Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip)
It is no secret that the key to a successful and enjoyable overlanding holiday lies in the prep and the planning that you have put into it. I know there is quite a few people that like to “wing it” as they go along but as I’ve mentioned before, I like to be prepared and … More How To Eat Well On Your Overlanding Holiday
Happy Campers BotsNam 2018 – Travel log Day 11 & 12 Place Day 11: Namutoni Rest Camp, Etosha National Park Day 12: Roy’s Rest Camp, Grootfontein Type of lodging Camping Ablution Yes, communal Water at site Yes Powered Yes Wi-Fi Yes (both at restaurant areas) Diesel 64,55 lt / R850-75 Kilometers traveled 421 km Something … More #BotsNam2018 Day 11 & 12 | We Say Goodbye To Etosha And Hello To Roy’s Rest Camp