Camping at Mana Pools

Mana Pools is a bucket list destination for many overlanders, including myself, and last year, I got the chance to check this one off my list.  Mana Pools, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site sits in the northern part of Zimbabwe against the majestic Zambezi River. Mana Pools is renowned for its walking safaris, […]

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Camping at Madisa Camp

Madisa Camp is a small oasis in the Twyfelfontein Conservancy in the beautiful Damaraland of Namibia. After our 3 night stay in Spitzkoppe we headed further north to the Twyfelfontein region in search of the elusive Desert Elephants. En route, we used the iOverlander app to search for campsites in the area and decided to […]

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Camping at Spitzkoppe

In the Namib desert, about 2 hours drive from the coastal town of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe, an oasis of granite peaks towering over the vast desert plains that surrounds it. We spent two nights camping at this stunning location in Namibia and consider Spitzkoppe Community Camp to be one of the most remarkable campsites and […]

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What to wear in Namibia

Deadvlei - Namibia

Namibia is a very casual country where you can expect to spend most of your time outdoors, doing activities such as hiking, quad biking, or game viewing. Namibia is a country where you go to explore nature, road tripping to magnificent outdoor spaces such as the desert dunes of Sossusvlei, the dusty salt pan in […]

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Ultimate Budget Guide to Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Namibia

Sossusvlei is synonymous with red sand dunes and Namibia. It’s one of the most popular tourist spots in Africa and for good reason, the beauty of Sossusvlei is simply spectacular. This unspoiled landscape which is part of the oldest desert in the world features some of the world’s highest sand dunes and Deadvlei, a clay […]

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Tips for visiting Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop

If you are planning a trip to the south of Namibia, then the ghost town of Kolmanskop (Kolmanskuppe) is a must-visit. The German town flourished in the early 1900s after diamonds were found in the area. German engineering was applied throughout the buildings which included a hospital, sports hall, casino, and even an ice factory. […]

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Must have apps for overlanding Africa

Apps for overlanding Africa

My husband and I started our overland journey through Southern Africa in January 2019. During this time we drove more than 23 000 kilometers navigating our way through 6 countries while living in our Land Rover Defender named @mkulu_the_landy. We camped at more than 60 campsites, visited multiple wildlife reserves and national parks, where sometimes […]

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