A close shave for Mark! September 11th 2011 K - It is 4 weeks and over 8,000KM since my last blog as Namibia and Botswana are not the easiest places to get connected - at least not when camping. It has been a great few weeks and we have really enjoyed the long drives through beautiful, remote countryside and our camping adventure. We quickly got in to the rhythm of setting up camp and cooking al fresco and disasters have been few - OK, so ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Saint Lucia After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... 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