Jul 02 2015

Final tally for rhino conservation

A massive big THANK YOU to everyone who supported our efforts at raising money for rhino conservation We raised $716 which will support the Botswana Rhino Reintroduction & Monitoring Project run by the Wilderness Wildlife Trust. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Jun 14 2015

A magical day in Etosha

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That first night in the park (and I think the second too!) I froze. The answer to “how cold can it really get in Africa in Winter?” is VERY! Despite a very good quality winter sleeping supposedly temperature rated to -7C, my newly purchased fleece blanket tucked inside, full thermal base layers AND a beanie …

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Jun 13 2015

Northwards … Etosha here we come!

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I eased into consciousness, snuggled warmly under the duvet. The events of the previous day all but forgotten. Today, we could start on our holiday. Now, we would never recommend anyone to visit Namibia for 1 week. It is just too short to see very much, the distances are far and the driving can be …

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Jun 12 2015

Not the start I anticipated

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I stood forlornly gazing at the lone burgundy wheelie bag circling in front of me on the otherwise empty baggage carousel. A bag that unfortunately wasn’t mine. Sigh. Not exactly the start I had anticipated to our Namibian adventure. Sigh. Last time my bags were lost, it took the airline 5 days to reunite me …

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Apr 06 2015

Senegal scraps visas

Good news for all of you planning to visit Senegal: they have now decided to scrap the visa requirements for tourists. This is especially good news for all overlanders, as it removes the uncertainty around how to obtain a biometric visa and how to get across the border. Here is a link to the article on …

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Mar 07 2015

Kapp2Cape meets Ted and Charley

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As we prepared for our adventure, we wanted to make sure that we could tell our story after the trip. We talked about different ways to do this, and in addition to our website and our blog, a book was high on our wish list of outcomes. While searching for information on what other travellers …

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Feb 28 2015

Our first reviews are in

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We love our readers!  Really we do. The first reviews are in …   We are grateful for the reviews, and quite delighted that our first reviewers enjoyed following our adventure as much as they did: “A great read. Made my feet itch to go travelling” Ahhh – glad we ignited a little spark of …

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Feb 07 2015

Our bestseller awaits you!

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      How exciting! During the first week of publication our ebook – For the love of Africa, an overland adventure – was the number 1 Best Seller in African Travel on Amazon UK. We are bouncing, you can no doubt imagine. In addition, some of our followers and readers have been dropping us …

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