Category Archives: Southern Africa

Drakensberg

Nov 7,8 Giants Castle, Drakensberg We continued on the N2, now a divided toll road, through Durban onto the N3, another divided highway that runs all the way to Johannesburg.  We were going about 1/3 the way and then we … Continue reading

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Addo Elephant Park

Nov 3, 4 Addo Elephant Park We stopped on the way out of JeffreyBay for some birding and then meandered slowly north and east, by-passing Port Elizabeth.  Addo was not far and so we could take it easy and still … Continue reading

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The Garden Coast

Oct 27 Langebaan We had a leisurely breakfast at the old Mill guesthouse in Springbok and then headed down the road.  It was quite a change for us after weeks of desert.  Not exactly the Garden Coast yet, but still … Continue reading

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Through Namibia

Oct 21 Swakopmund Our visit to the NWR didn’t yield much.  No camping reservation for Sossusvlei and a questionable park permit.  We did enjoy our quiet visit to Swakopmund and the very nice guesthouse we are in, so that was … Continue reading

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Etosha

Oct 14 Waterberg Plateau Monday, after the weekend in Windhoek, Rich dropped me off in front of the Namibian Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Office in the hope of getting camping reservations for Etosha Pan.  He carried on to a supermarket in … Continue reading

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Moremi/Chobe Parks

Sept 28, 29 Xakanzxa, in Moremi GR We left Maun early and ran out of pavement after 30 km.  After another 20 km of loose sand created by construction we entered Moremi GR through the South Gate.  This is the … Continue reading

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Into (Southern) Africa

Sept 20, 2013 –Johannesburg, SA We arrived, after about 20 hours in the air and 10 hours in airports at 7:00 am.  Our requested pickup was connected and took us and NW of the city to Buffalo Campers, where we … Continue reading

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