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 its red sand dunes, black-maned lions, and exceptional wildlife photography opportunities. It has become a very popular safari destination for travelers 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. 1. Book Early The […]
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 […]
In a few days, I will be visiting one of my favorite national parks for another eventful safari and it’s time decide what to pack.
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 […]