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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 …

2013 Leg 3 - Map

[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. …

Ngepi Hippo

[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 …