• The Ultimate Namibia Camping Guide

    Thinking of going on a scenic camping trip but aren’t sure where you should go? I only have one answer: Namibia! After recently completing an incredible, what I think I can safely call a ‘life changing trip’ driving from Cape Town, South Africa to Nairobi, Kenya (24000km to be exact…we took the long route), I can confirm that apart from South Africa, Namibia offers some of the BEST and most AFFORDABLE camping around. This my ‘Ultimate Namibia Camping Guide’ that should hopefully answer all of your camping-related questions below.

  • Cape Town to Kenya: All You Need To Know About Border Crossings

    If you’re here, you may be in the same predicament as we were in a few months ago; trying to plan a trip around Southern & East Africa however significantly lacking up to date information about potential routes, border crossings, fee’s, national parks and general self-drive information. After making it to Kenya and back in our Land Rover Defender TDi named Pumba, I thought that I would break this topic down into two blog posts each containing information pertaining to: Part 1: Everything Border Related: Vehicle Fees, Vehicle Requirements, Visas & Last Minute Thoughts. Part 2: Our route & stop-overs Please Note: I will only be able to give information…

  • A Bump In The Road – Stuck In Namibia

    We sat in absolute silence, our heads bowed down with embarrassment at all the Toyota cars heading past us in the opposite direction, the direction that we were meant to be headed. The only noise that could be heard from our vehicle was the loud crunching of gravel underneath the car’s tyres and occasionally a loud thud against the windscreen as stones got spat up onto our windscreen out from the car in front of us. Tow ropes were attached firmly to the back of their car and the front of ours, two heads just visible above their front seats, laughing and dancing to the music coming from their radio.…

  • Life: The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful

    ‘It’s Life. You Don’t Figure It Out. You Just Climb Up On The Beast And Ride’. – Rebecca Wells  I remember when I was 13 and I had just entered high school. We were the little fish in the big pond and it seemed that our decisions within our social lives were the be all and end all of making it through high school alive. I remember looking up at the matrics (ages 17-18)  and thinking, ‘Damn! These girls are so grown up. Their school work must be so tough, they must all be in proper relationships and they most likely have life all figured out. They were the grown-ups of…