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….
It was time to head up to the northern parts of Namibia and we were en route to Etosha, with two stop overs before we reached the national park. Our first stopover would be at the Brandberg White Lady Lodge and we left Swakopmund bright and early on day 05. We would be traveling via … More #BotsNam2018 Day 05 & 06 | Brandberg White Lady Lodge and Oppi-Koppi
We got up early on the morning of day 3 as we had a full day of traveling planned. We made sandwiches to eat for a breakfast on the go and we left Windhoek before dawn. I was amazed to see how big Windhoek actually is, it stretches for several kilometres in all directions and … More #BotsNam2018 Day 03 & 04 | Seeing The Desert and The Welwitschias In Swakopmund
After a full year of planning the day has finally come. It was time for us to set off on our long awaited overlanding holiday in Namibia and Botswana. This whole route was new to us, with the exception of Kalahari Rest in Kang and Senyati in Kasane, and we were very keen to … More #BotsNam2018 – Day 01 & 02 | Stopovers in Botswana and Namibia
We try to go camping at least once every second month or so, as we need to escape from the pressures of real life, and once a year, we plan a big overlanding trip to one of South Africa’s neighbouring countries. This year is no different and we’ll be leaving on our next holiday within … More #BotsNam2018 Route Map and Planning
As you all know, we completed our first overlanding trip to Namibia earlier this year, and I’ve already started planning for next year’s trip to Northern Namibia and the Caprivi. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I’m seeing Namibia everywhere these days – on the forums, on Facebook, in the book stores, literally … More The Ultimate Namibia Sightseeing Bucket List
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
We were heading out of Sesriem and it was time to start the journey back to South Africa, slowly but surely. We still had a few days to explore Namibia and our next stopover point was at Klein Aus Vista near Aus. The sights that we were excited to see in this area were Kolmanskop, … More #Namibia2017 – Day 9 & 10 | Aus, Luderitz & Kolmanskop