Namibia - land of Sand Dunes, Bushmen and ADRENALIN September 28th 2008 23 Sep - early breakfast of tea and cereal then strike camp for first time. All packed and boarded bus ready to go by 7.20am! Long drive through South Africa to reach border with Namibia. Lunchtime stop at town called Springbok. Stop for supplies at Spar (!!). I get 1.5l of local red and white wine for 70 rand in total ie GBP4.50, everyone seems pleased with my choice, esp Errol.
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Africa » Namibia » Sossusvlei 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
Welcome to Darling's Travels: From Bellshill to Bangkok and Beyond :)
14 month round the world trip which, at the moment, will cover London to Aqaba overland, Morocco, Southern Africa, India, Thailand (bring on the cats and dogs!), Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Australia, New Zealand, San Francisco and Canada... phew.
Will be updated on a regular (ish!) basis.
Dec '08 update - some changes...I will now be spending Christmas in Goa / Kerala and New Year in Nepal. Cats & Dogs in Thailand was cancelled, instead I will be in Bangkok for two weeks then head to Phnom Penh in Cambodia on 1 Feb t... full info