Van Zyl’s Pass - Day 34 November 17th 2008 We had all rather been looking forward to today’s drive - with mixed feelings!
Van Zyl’s Pass is about 12 kms long and descends some 1000 ft from the plateau area we have been on, down to the lower planes of western Namibia. What we drove through yesterday was the nursery school for today’s challenge of the Pass. No vehicles are allowed to travel this route west to east, only w ... read more
Africa » Namibia South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more