Sand everywhere…. EVERYWHERE

After seeing what the Fish River Canyon had to offer and a quick detour into the quiver tree forest of Keetsmanshoop we were on our way again. People on our journey so far had convinced us to pop into Luderitz, an old German whaling town on the coast, made famous by the now dilapidated diamond…

Namibia for Beginners

What would have been a painless crossing into Namibia was turned into an ordeal by certain processes, however we were across the border and finally on our way again. First stop was an empty petrol station before setting off to visit old family friends in Ausenkehr that, unbeknownst to us, were geared up for an…

Going nowhere fast

Final checks complete and provisions at max capacity it was time for the goodbye’s. The departure seemed to lack grandeur and was allot less teary than expected probably due to the surreal nature of what was happening, this coupled with the fact that we were 2 weeks past our initial departure date (and 3 farewell…

How to spend all your cash before you’ve even left….

Full of energy and enthusiasm we arrived into Africa, ready to see our car and start our adventure. One of the first (and most important) things we did was name our new home on wheels, and so Frank (The Tank) was now the focus of our lives. Having done our research we were armed with our…