There is a beautiful place on this planet, with the power to take your breath away, hidden away from mainstream tourism's eyes.I'd heard such amazing stories from the very few people that I had met that had visited some of the remote areas of Namibia, that it fired my imagination and I made a mental note to put it into my own personal "bucket list", (things to do before I kick it) as one of the to... Read Full Entry
Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do, than by the things you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover!- Mark Twain
I live on the north sea coast of Scotland in the oil city of Aberdeen working hard at the airport, saving for my next big "expedition", to some place just that little bit different.
With every new place I visit, the world seems to get a little bit smaller,but my world keeps on getting bigger! I am just one person amongst the m... full info
Skeleton Coast ShipwreckThe freighter "Eduard Bohlen" which ran around in 1909 in a thick fog,is now high and dry some 400 metres away from the treacherous ocean that first brought it here on it's final voyage.
Folded Golden SilkThis aerial shot of a massive sand dune as high as a 60 storey building, in the remote Namib desert of Namibia looks more like folded golden silk, than a transient natural landform sculptured by wind currents...amazing environment!
The Mystery MachineOur faithful mode of transport which around Namibia,which was surprisingly comfortable.It was able to take on all that the desert could throw at us.
African WildlifeDon't park up too long or the indiginous wildlife will clamber all over your vehicle to play.
Capricorn CrossingKevin, Me and David acting natural and nonchalant next to the obligatory road sign photo op everyone stops at.
Rock HouseThis incredible place turned out to be a unique eco-house built amongst a giant pile of boulders in a remote area of Namibia. The house was built by National Geographic photographer and French movie director Eric Valli to live in while on location making his film, "The Trail". He used all natural materials and opted not to alter the rock itself. The resulting ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ style home was totally amazing! After he and all the crew left and the film was completed, the house was donated to the local people of Oase Himba tribe.