Day 37 Katima Mulilo to Livingstone

2017-04-06T11:22:19+02:00 March 20th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report, Zambia|

We decided it is time to leave and managed to pack up everything before 10:00. For breakfast we heated up the leftover spaghetti from Saturday and the Cordon Blue from Sunday. We stopped in Katima Mulilo for fuel, for which we had to pay the full amount for the first time since Cape Town. We [...]

Day 34 – 36: Ngepi to Katima Mulilo

2017-03-25T21:56:56+02:00 March 19th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

We were packed up by 10:00 again and drove the very straight B8 to Drop City (Katima Mulilo, the city were the Brudis will be dropped). Sam started getting Hangry (angry hungry), so we stopped in Kongola for lunch. The fuel station had general shop with a ‘bakery’. Caro bought a Russian and Chips, Hugo [...]

Day 33: Shankara to Ngepi

2017-03-25T21:56:56+02:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

Caro’s alarm went off at 06:00, the horizon just started to colour over the Kavango. We packed up halfway before Hugo’s cousin, Riaan, arrived. He took us on a small speedboat on the Kavango river. We spotted the Hippos the we heard in the night, a fish eagle and various other birdlife. The water was [...]

Day 31 – 32: Tsumeb to Shankara

2017-03-25T21:56:56+02:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

Caro already felt better the next morning, but when she got up to get something out of the car, the remote didn’t work. She tried to open the door with the key the alarm started to go off. Nothing seemed to be able to stop it. We tried locking the door again, starting the car, [...]

Day 30: Sachsenheim to Tsumeb

2017-03-25T21:56:57+02:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

Caro got up at 04:00 as she wasn’t feeling well and went to take a bath. Hugo also woke up and started googling things and checking couch surfing. He found someone in Tsumeb with good ratings who also studied at Stellenbosch University. He message Jowandre to ask for advice on doctors and where to service [...]

Day 29 Ruacana to Sachsenheim

2017-03-25T21:56:57+02:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

Caro woke up with a sore throat and had to take some medication. Sam repacked his bag for the first time since Vietnam. We only got away at 10:30 again. Our first stop was at the giant Baobab tree where Hugo’s father served in the army. The tree is so large, there is a small [...]

Day 26: Onjuva to Opuwo

2017-03-25T21:56:57+02:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

Caro got up just after 06:00 and started sorting things out. The rest got up and 07:00 and the big ‘after rain’ sorting and packing out and in started. We managed to get most things relatively dry and packed in, but then we still needed to make breakfast. We also emptied to Jerry cans of [...]

Day 24-25: Sesfontein to Onjuva

2017-03-25T21:56:57+02:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Namibia, Trip Report|

We got up again very lazily and took what feels like three hours to eat and pack up. By the time we left it was already scorching hot. The road from Sesfontein to Puros was very scenic and in not too bad a condition. At Puros we stopped at Manchester United Trading CC Beer and [...]