The Famous Red Dunes August 15th 2011 M – If there is one image that dominates tourism images for Namibia is the Red Dunes at Sossusvlei. There are actually huge sand dunes that stretch up most of the coastline of Namibia but only at Sossusvlei are the sands bright red. It is believed that these sands were deposited here 5 million years ago having been washed down to the sea in the Orange River from the Kalahari. The highest dune ... 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
Kicking off the blog again as we head off to South America for a 3 month trip. Hi to both of our Mums who we hope are reading! We have moved to Walla Walla, Washington from California and although we enjoy it greatly it feels good to be dusting off the rucksacks and leaving the below freezing winter weather for our first major trip since 2012.
Previously in 2011/12.......We are 2 British citizens who live in California. After much planning and some angst we are taking a break from reality and taking a trip around the world. One car is sold and the house is rented but before ... full info