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
Overlanding is not for sissies. I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase before, and it’s true. As rewarding as an overlanding holiday can be, it’s also a lot of hard work and planning to get going, and there are numerous decisions that needs to be made and prep work that needs to be done. I’ve mentioned … More Camping Gear | Water and your Overlanding Holiday
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
Some of our best family moments are from our various overlanding trips to our neighboring countries Botswana and Namibia. It stems from the fact that for a couple of weeks, you spend a lot of time with your family, more than say on a holiday to the coast or a normal camping resort. This is … More Planning An Overland Trip Is Not As Difficult As You Think
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