March 30, 2019.Reading time 53 minutes.
When I think back on all the trips I have done so far, my road trip from Cape Town to Windhoek will definitely go down as one of my all time favourites. The scenery and adventure in Namibia is ever-changing, diverse and truly exciting. Planning a big road trip like this one can be a […]
March 26, 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
From Sossusvlei, we ventured North until we reached Swakopmund, which is where we experienced the first hurdle in our Namibian adventure. We arrived at our backpackers in the afternoon and quickly settled in for dinner and an early night, after all, it had been a pretty enormous day of driving. We got up the next […]
March 19, 2019.Reading time 14 minutes.
Sossusvlei is, without a shadow of a doubt, the most famous and well known sight in all of Namibia. Located in the heart of the Namib desert, Sossusvlei is essentially an enormous salt and clay pan which is surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the entire world – some of these dunes […]
March 16, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
In the previous Namibia post we travelled to Kolmanskop – an abandoned mining town that is slowly being reclaimed by nature. This week we travel to Lüderitz, a seaside town, which is kinda the last thing you’d expect to exist just a 10 minute drive from what seems like an endless desert. This tiny town […]
March 9, 2019.Reading time 10 minutes.
I don’t know how I learnt about the existence of Kolmanskop. I don’t recall if it was the internet, TV or even just a good old fashioned book that alerted me to the presence of a tiny abandoned town in Namibia. What I do know is that as soon as I decided to travel through […]
March 5, 2019.Reading time 10 minutes.
On a whim, as we were sitting in our rental car in Cape Town getting ready to start our road trip in Namibia, I began doing some browsing on my phone and somehow, came across a listing for a truly stunning looking lodge on the edge of Fish River Canyon. When planning our route through […]
March 2, 2019.Reading time 11 minutes.
Have you ever travelled to a country that took every expectation you had about it and then just blew them to smithereens? If not, then you need to add Namibia to your bucket list immediately! I had wanted to visit Namibia for years. I had dreamed about climbing the enormous sand dunes of Sossusvlei, photographing the ghost […]