We’ve camped at tons of campsites, some insignificant and some that are special. The special ones are those we will return to every chance we get and Rooiputs is one of those camps for us. A firm favourite amongst Kgalagadi regulars, Rooiputs is an unfenced camp on the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, […]
Polentswa is a small unfenced camp just east of the Nossob road on the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This wilderness camp has only three campsites all overlooking the Polentswa pan. Polentswa is a quiet and remote camp that offers a true wilderness experience.
My husband and I are planning an overland trip in 2019 and during this trip we will need to live in our trusty Land Rover Defender for more than 5 months. Crazy I know, but is it really? There has been a massive uptake in the van life movement the past few years, these are young […]
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is famous for it’s red sand dunes, black maned lions and exceptional wildlife photography opportunities. It has become a very popular safari destination for travellers looking for a more rustic and down to earth experience. If you are planning to visit the Kgalagadi, here are some tips before you go.
I love the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, it’s my favorite SANpark which is why you can expect to see a lot more blog posts featuring this magnificent piece of earth. Today I am sharing everything you need to know about Bitterpan, one of the wilderness camps inside the park. I also featured this camp as one […]
Verneukpan is a salt pan 57km long and 11km wide located in the middle of the Northern Cape, South Africa. I was blown away how such a vast empty space could showcase so much beauty.
We are off on another adventure and this time it is a 5 day camping safari in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. We haven’t been to the park since last winter, and packing for a safari in winter and packing for a safari in summer will deliver two different suitcases. If you want see what to […]
Hogsback, a small village situated on the top of the Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is often claimed to be the inspiration behind J.R.R Tolkiens Lord of the Rings. Driving up the narrow road into this mystical village it feels like you are transported into Middle Earth.
Not all of us are true campers at heart, which is probably why the “glamping” trend has made such a big impact on the travel industry over the past few years. All over Africa, tented camps have popped up to satisfy this demand. Tented camps serve as the perfect solution for travelers who want to […]
One of the benefits of living in a small town is that there is no traffic. I used to dread it when we lived in Johannesburg, it would takes us 2 hours just to get out of the city on a Friday afternoon when we wanted to escape for a weekend getaway. Fortunately we don’t […]