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Where the Stars come alive...(pt 2)

Its 6.30 am and I am asleep on a couch in the bar. I have slept for a grand total of nearly two and a half hours but the day seems to be overeager to get going. 884 more words


Where the stars come alive... (pt 1)

The dew soaks seeps into my sleeping bag. My feet are freezing and my body forces me out of slumber time. My one eye opens slowly, the second flies open to make sense of what I am seeing. 848 more words


In search of the Dragon: Going it alone

Our “company” now thoroughly exhausted after hiking the Drakensberg the day before left Bug and I no choice but to go it alone. Pity for they would be missing out on us conquering the next leg of our activities; hiking through the Royal Natal Park. 899 more words

Nomadic Existence

Bloemfontein to Graaff Reinet

It was going to be a long, hot day and so we set off early to drive 504 kms from Bloemfontein to Graaff Reinet. 356 more words


Fish River Canyon and the Orange River

Feb 16

We’d all had breakfast, packed everything up and were ready to go 15 minutes before departure time and then…..the truck wouldn’t start. Despite Matt’s best attempts, nothing worked so we had to wait for a mechanic. 655 more words


The R357

If you ever find yourself driving along the R357 you might have gone horribly off the path, or, even better, you might be exploring the amazing country that we live in. 961 more words



The past week in Namibia has been fascinating, fast-paced, and challenging on many levels – scorching hot temperatures, sand dunes, strong wind, and amazing desert people, plants, insects, and animals! 1,772 more words