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Into Namibia

After a quick stop to re-supply in Tsunkwe, including 3 large bottles of Windhoek beer, we took a turn on the Bushman 4x4 Trail, into the Nyae Nyae Conservancy.

Somewhere Under the Namibian Rainbow

Namibia 1st-11th of March Windhoek. We needed to leave asap the only place in the world where the names of Nelson Mandela and Robert Mugabe meet at the same crossroads. After all, we had come only to collect a visa (done!), and to locate a friendly garage and supplier for spares to do some maintenance […]

Into The Wild Africa

That’s how our day begun: hundreds of Springboks, dozens of giraffes and oryx. We had embarked, the two of us, plus Vital, on what was to become our own booze fueled Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas trip. First we needed to observe the tradition and drink a bottle of ginger spirit, to avoid a […]

Pwned in Namibia?

[still] Namibia 14-24/02 Damaraland The gravel road unwound through some of the most thinly populated and driest Namibian countryside. Long before we ever learnt about this place and dreamt of riding our bike across, its native nomadic inhabitants, the hunter-gatherer San (Bushmen) and the herders Khoisan (Hottentots) had been almost entirely chased away by white […]

Beauty Behind Fences in Etosha

HAPPY B DAY BETTY!!! Etosha 11-12/02 Etosha National Park, “The Great WEhite Place of Dry Water”, one of the largest wildlife reserves in the world. The numbers are bewildering: 93240 km2 1907, when the park was founded, are now 22912 km2. 114 species of mammals, over 340 species of birds, 11o species of reptiles and 16 […]