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Across a Wild Frontier: Richtersveld National Park

Across a Wild Frontier: Richtersveld National Park

It’s a desolate and forbidding landscape to some, but for others the Ai-Ais/Richtersveld National Park is the epitome of beauty, stark and moonlike though it is. I adore arid places. Deserts really rock in my book. They are so interesting and filled with the most fascinating plants and animals which ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

January 17, 2011

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My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 13-25

My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 13-25

Day 13: Long drive to Naiberi River Campsite in Eldoret, a place where we’d already stayed at on Day 2. Had a relaxing swim as we arrived, and enjoyed some of the most exquisite food at the camp’s local restaurant. Tomorrow wake up call at 4:30 AM as we head ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

January 5, 2011

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My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 1-12

My Africa Overlanding Trip Highlights: Days 1-12

Jambo rafiki! Habari gani (how are you)? Hope you had a fabulous Christmas… I know I’ve been extremely quiet lately (and I truly apologize for this), but the internet connection in Africa can be “very” challenging. Fortunately, I am now in an area where the internet is pretty good (cross ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

December 27, 2010

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Just Landed in Nairobi: at Hotel Boulevard

Just Landed in Nairobi: at Hotel Boulevard

Jambo rafiki! I have just landed in Nairobi, and it feels so GREAT to be back to Africa. It’s been about 10 years since the last time I came to Kenya, but it almost seems as if it was yesterday. The city centre is still very much congested (got stuck ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 19, 2010

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Most Important Items to Bring on your African Overlanding Experience

Most Important Items to Bring on your African Overlanding Experience

Jambo rafiki! Today’s Day – 1 until I depart for Africa on my amazing overlanding experience, yipie! Here’s a video on some of the most important items to pack for such a trip. Enjoy!

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 17, 2010

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Top 10 Things to Bear in Mind When Planning your Overlanding Trip to Africa

Top 10 Things to Bear in Mind When Planning your Overlanding Trip to Africa

Since I’m counting down the days till my amazing overlanding trip, I thought I’d share with you my top 10 list of things to bear in mind when planning such a journey. Airplane Ticket This might sound obvious, but if you’d like to find advantageous rates I recommend you book ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

October 28, 2010

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My Overlanding Trip Throughout Eastern and Southern Africa

My Overlanding Trip Throughout Eastern and Southern Africa

I’m about to embark on a safari of a lifetime! Yes, you heard me right…a journey throughout Eastern and Southern Africa! Imagine this: 58 days, 8 countries, and several thousands of kilometers worth of dusty roads (close to 13,500 km if my calculations are correct), bumpy rides + extraordinary scenery ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

September 29, 2010

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