Day 27: Heaven on Earth May 4th 2010 Today was the day I've been waiting for. Four weeks of travelling around southern Africa and finally I'm at the place I've dreamt of most of all.
We were woken at 04h00 this morning and gathered around the light for an early morning coffee and rusk. At 05h15, we were already in the bus and heading for the gate to Sossusvlei. So efficient were we that we were first in the queue.
It was a 45km ... read more
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
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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