Border Solutions

Border Solutions

We start the day negotiating a washout and picking a wheel up. Good road to begin on and wake up to. Shortly we find a turn off and head towards what should lead us to the highway? We will find out. Pushing on we come across a dry rocky area, a horse slowly walks...
4 Maps, Not On A Single One

4 Maps, Not On A Single One

Day 40 on the road, This has been great so far. We pack up as 2 locals walk past camp, I ask to confirm that this track does in fact meet back up with the highway. It does so we continue on, We hit the highway for a small amount then head back into the dirt to make...
Dead Ends And Dirt Roads

Dead Ends And Dirt Roads

Eggs on toast followed by a cold shower, Lets roll. Pack up and were off.  We hit the pavement, I put the foot down, then promptly begin braking, we have hit our 300 meter quota of black top for the day and hit the gravel again. Packing up On route Cleaned up nicely...
I Killed It, I’m Going To Eat It

I Killed It, I’m Going To Eat It

In order to pay it back for the night, we do breakfast. 2 coffees later and a shower we are packed up and almost ready to hit the road, but first the owners grandpa has to show us his workshop. Now this place is cool, not only is it organized, but he has a WW1 german...
Wait Wait, Turn Around

Wait Wait, Turn Around

Making our way for a quick stock up we head out hunting for a solar panel, no luck. I was hoping to take some stress of the battery while parked up for longer amounts of time. Back in SA I will take care of this issue. But we did nab a headlamp for the bathroom at...
The Vacuum Works

The Vacuum Works

Up and molecule. Today is the cleaning day, the wagon has filled with dust over time and the tent needs a sweep out. We have access to laundry here so we get right to it stripping the tent empty and Asareh gets to test the 12V vacuum I bought. It actually works...
Old Timey Stuff

Old Timey Stuff

A day at the local museum, there is so much cool stuff to see. A good way to stay busy. The curator is a 3rd generation German who gives me some history on the tractor out front and some of the info on mines around the area, very copper rich.  They also have a ton of...
Tastes Like Space

Tastes Like Space

Waking up to a beautiful sunrise or a poorly parked car, take your pick. Lol. We skip brekky and pull back onto the main road. We take a minute to stretch a bit while the tyres air back up. It takes about 2-3 minutes a tyre to go from 12 to 45psi. so very happy with...
The Reality Of Nature

The Reality Of Nature

We wake up to a stunning sunrise over the open grasslands, complete with animals slowly making there way to the waterhole for a drink. We pack up the camp which takes about 30 minutes including dishes, very happy with that speed as that is not rushing. Soft sand With...
Khaudum National Park

Khaudum National Park

This place is way too nice to rush out of.  Sitting till noon is not a problem. Eggs on toast and the locals come down to wash their clothes. A few even arrive by old fashioned dugout canoe. Very cool. The coffee goes down well with feet in the water and shortly after...
Caprivi At Speed

Caprivi At Speed

We have once again pre packed the night before for a quick escape in the morning, We have some big miles to cover today as we think we only have 14 days.  Asareh has made a fruit salad. A quick stop in town to get sim cards and fuel. We finally make an exit around 12....
When Will It End…

When Will It End…

The pot holes that is. I wake up early with the familiar beeping noise from the inside of the wagon.. ahh the fridge has finally gone into low power mode. But we have been sitting for 6 days now with no real driving so I am happy with the length of time it did run off...
Livingstone Round 2

Livingstone Round 2

Livingstone continued Day 4: We pack up the wagon and enjoy breakfast, and as usual I get questioned about my fake plates while packing. There not, but super unusual for the locals to see ones without numbers. We make our way into town and Asareh goes and sorts her...
Livingstone Round 1

Livingstone Round 1

These 2 blogs will cover a 6 day period in Livingstone, as we checked out Victoria falls and surrounds.   Waking up we head to a fantastic breakfast then quickly hop in the wagon and head for Vic falls. We figure we will hike boiling pot first and get the hard...
We Said “NO!”

We Said “NO!”

This phrase is how you cross into Zambia. You have been warned. A side note, you have to be firm with the people as they will push push push. the second and third time I crossed the border they remembered the vehicle and I had zero hassle.  I start the day with...
Pandamatenga

Pandamatenga

Because its funny to say and Kasane’s In Sight With just enough hot water for a shower we pack and motor on. We had plans to drive hunters road but due to work we decided we need connection and power onto Kasane. The road here is nice, 120 the whole way, a few ellies...
Elephant Sands

Elephant Sands

More Elephants than you can shake a stick at This will cover our 2 days at Elephant Sands, mainly please just enjoy the photos of baby elephants playing. And big elephants ruling the joint. I have been having a slight issue with food, mainly I/we now struggle with...
Short Cuts and Construction

Short Cuts and Construction

The attempted early wake up, Time, 8am. Temperature, Bullsh*t. We crawl unwillingly our of bed and start the day. Coffee, shower and hit the road headed for Francis Town for a restock and laundry. Apparently I cant wear the same shirt every day.. no matter how good I...
Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Khama Rhino Sanctuary

  Up early, I make a pot of coffee with a hint of vanilla.. which goes unnoticed.. the effort I put in.. .sheesh.   It is way to bright for this time of day Morning at camp, about to get ready for the day An omelet and sun keep us occupied till 930. And pack up...
That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling

Minimum wind on wake up, Coffee complete, we move to the voting stations, shower? 100% yes.  With the water heated we get clean from the dust of the day past. Today is the test day for the dust issue, we will see if the holes are all sorted and I am pleased to...