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
One of the sights in Namibia that we were the most excited to see was the Namib Desert at Sossusvlei. We’ve never been to a desert before and the closest we’ve ever come to dunes were the red ones in the Kgalagadi so it goes without saying that we looked forward to getting to Sesriem … More #Namibia2017 – Day 7 & 8 | Sossusvlei & Sesriem
One of the perks of traveling to Namibia via the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is that you get to make use of the border posts situated at the entrances to the park. I’ve already told you about the beautiful border post at Twee Rivieren, and we got to experience the border facilities at Mata Mata as … More #Namibia2017 – Day 6 | Finding fossils at Mesosaurus Fossil Camp
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
After months of planning and researching it was finally time to embark on our epic overlanding holiday that would take us through three Southern African countries whilst searching for the big dunes of Namibia.
There has been a recent surge in interest in overland travelling to our neighbouring countries, and to Botswana in particular, and the folks from Weg! and Go! magazines have also been getting more and requests for info regarding travelling to Botswana. After publishing a very popular Botswana guide recently, they went a step further and … More A Breakfast and Botswana With Weg! And Go! Magazines
When you have experienced your first overlanding trip into one of South Africa’s neighboring countries, you get a new sense of protectiveness towards nature and the people of these countries. It’s a privilege to be able to visit their national parks as these areas are some of the only places in Southern Africa where you … More Unpacking The Overlander’s Code