We’ve had enough of Salt Flats and Nelly has too March 8th 2020 We kicked things off early as usual to try and get to the border with Botswana early. The border itself was the usual combination of mayhem and we got our passport stamped and car paperwork sorted but then for reasons beyond understanding had to pay a £2 council tax. Finally we had to get a ferry across no-man’s land to Botswana. The ferry was old and tired but rather impressively carried us, a ... read more
Africa » Botswana Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the mos... ... read more
Nick, Alain and friends are driving overland through Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Botswana and Namibia. This blog is aimed at younger family members in the group to keep an eye on us as we travel.
We are travelling in a Toyota Hilux called Nelly (after the Elephant). Wish us luck.... full info