The Great White Place August 11th 2009 Leaving the delta behind, we cross into Namibia, the penultimate country on our organised overland trip, and a place which promises some amazing experiences. Our first stop is Etosha National Park, a place renowned for some of the best game viewing in Africa. The omens are not good though... on our way to the park, we have a blow out a damaged gasket, forcing us to limp into a town a long way from ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Etosha National Park 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
I work as a town planner in London, and have always enjoyed travelling. I also love photography, and in June 2009 I decided to take a year off work to travel the globe. This blog recounts that trip.
I left London on the 14th June 2009. My trip divided roughly into four legs. The first is in Africa, from Kenya to South Africa, starting in June and finishing at the end of September. I then flew to Mumbai, for a three month trip through Central Asia taking in India, Nepal and Tibet. Next up was Southeast Asia, where I travelled through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, arriving in Sin... full info