Monthly Archives: March 2013

On reaching Cape Agulhas

There was a certain amount of sadness today. The last 5 days have been an emotional roller coast ride.  On Sunday, we flew down to Cape Town in anticipation of being reunited with our vehicle on Monday.  My aunt and … Continue reading

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West Coast National Park

A Western Cape gem When we prepared for our trip we tapped into the Overland Community. There were many people who helped us with information, but particularly patient were Langebaan Sunset. So, after collecting Brodie in Cape Town we invited … Continue reading

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Brodie is back!

Brodie is back! After a long wait we received confirmation from our contact Keith that the vessel had docked, the container had been unloaded, and that it was now waiting for us at the SA Container Depot. Arrangements had been … Continue reading

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Exploring Kruger on foot

After the poor experiences of National Parks in Senegal, we were looking forward to visiting the wondrous parks of Southern Africa.  Kruger Park is a real favourite of ours, and particularly the opportunity to enjoy walking through the bush – … Continue reading

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Makuya National Park

Basic but appealing. 500km north of Johannesburg is the Makuya National Park. Makuya is a small park that shares a fenceless border with the Kruger National Park. It is situated just outside the northern part of Kruger, and is about … Continue reading

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Meeting of old friends

And so passes another week of waiting for the vehicle – but what an amazing week it has been! The highlight of the week was meeting up with our dear friends Noel and Ping – again!  We travelled with them … Continue reading

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Waiting for the vehicle part 1

Johannesburg, South Africa It almost feels like we are back in preparation mode … so it feels quite natural to fall back into my weekly “preparation” update posts – only this time they are “between stages” updates. 🙂 When we … Continue reading

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