Thanda Tented Camp

Thanda Tented Camp – Review

  Thanda Tented Camp Introduction Our review, or trip report, of Thanda Tented Camp is different to the long-winded reports we usually write and we’re going to try something new. Thanks to all our readers who suggested destinations for us to visit, in the end we decided on Thanda Private …

Namibia Dessert

Road Trip 2013 – Mata Mata, Kgalagadi

Day 13, 14 & 15 (Rehoboth/Mata Mata KTP) We left Rehoboth at 06:30 Namibian Time (07:30 SAST) – we set our phones and watches back to SAST the night before to ensure that we don’t feel like we are losing any time. It would be our last day driving on …

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[Road Trip 2013] Part 4 – Rundu & Tsumeb

Day 5 After breaking camp with Norris the Crake hanging around to say goodbye we stopped for fuel in Divundu. This was the first time I had to fill up without Jason having to do the same, but I still had a few tanks on him so I wasn’t concerned. …

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[Road Trip 2013] Part 3 – Ngepi Camp, Namibia

Day 2 The access road to Ngepi Camp was not the nicest road of all, not when you’re expecting easy access. It was incredibly bumpy and there was lots of deep, soft sand. After having almost been stuck already, we saw the above sign which I’m sure many of you …

Crakes

[Road Trip 2013] Crakes and the Bird Whisperer

Sitting in our campsite at Ngepi Camp in the Caprivi Strip, Namibia, on our 2013 Road Trip we took it upon ourselves to do a little bird spotting. On that particular day we encountered countless birds and identified more than twenty different species, one of which was a Crake (see above). …

2013 Leg 1 - Map

[Road Trip 2013] Part 2 – Botswana

Day 1 With very little sleep and full of excitement we hit the road at about 04:00 on Tuesday morning and set off. The South African leg of the day was fairly uneventful, although the extortionate toll fees (R71.00) outside Zeerust took all our breaths away as the road was …

[Road Trip 2013] Part 1 – Introduction

Since last year we have been planning our road trip for this year and finally the time arrived for us to depart. From the 23rd April 2013 until the 10th May 2013 we traveled through Botswana to Namibia before heading back to South Africa. Our destinations included: Kang – Botswana …

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AfriShots and 2012

  With everything that has happened this year we thought it would be a good time to have a post where we get to reflect on what has happened, and how far we’ve come, in the past year. I’m going to start by saying thank you. Thanks to everyone who …