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After a few years of local UK trips and the odd European adventure we are planning a new trip.
Turkey this Autumn, the plan is to drive through France,Germany.Austria,Slovenia, Bosnia and down the Adriatic Coast to cross into Turkey at the Canakkale Bridge. We will then drive to Datca leave the van there and fly home. Restarting in January … Continue reading
Shes on the move again!
New engine, beefed up hydraulic winch and a bit of TLC, We decided to leave the dents….. we don’t want any “mutton dressed as lamb” jokes. We are off to live in Africa and will be based in Nairobi.
Just picked up the van
Well what an adventure…despite a bit of random thievery on the boat on the way back and extensive use of our vans facility’s by the crew, the van is now safely back in England. MOT’d, Serviced, Repaired where necessary and … Continue reading
End of the road for the moment… 27,000 miles, 14 months on the road, 18 countries and 3 revolutions
Well, after Cape Town we went on to Cape Agulhas the southern most point in Africa, over 27,000 miles from our start point in Frome, Somerset. The van had performed spectacularly with only a few problems and nothing that stopped … Continue reading
Capetown at last.
11 months, 18 countries and 3 revolutions later we have finally made it to Cape Town. We had a lovely few days with Tom and Victoria in Constantia, Toms company Avoova makes the most wonderful Ostrich Egg accessories and furniture…think … Continue reading
Okonjima and on to South Africa
After the luxury of Okonjima we returned to Windhoek to stay in a backpacker hotel called the Cardboard Box…all of us in a family room but we did splurge on a meal at the famous Joe’s Beer House! After dropping … Continue reading
George,Fergus and Pippa all arrived with their luggage (unlike Tangier) on Saturday morning and we set off north towards Okonjima, home of the Afrikat Foundation We are lucky enough to be staying at the most wonderful house Grand African Villa … Continue reading
Windhoek and on to the Skeleton Coast
After our drive along the western end of the Caprivi strip, so called after Heligoland Zanzibar treaty of 1890 whereby we (theBrits) gave Germany access to the East coast of Africa along a thin strip of land along the Zambezi … Continue reading
Maun and north into Namibia
Decided after our flight over the delta to do a boat trip and see everything from another perspective. We saw the most gorgeous bird life but no game We also followed our noses to find a wonderful ceramic studio in … Continue reading
Spent a wonderful few days at Maun Backpackers and managed to get a group together to share the cost of flying over the delta in a private plane. (Thank you Sara and Laura) Amazing. We saw masses of game in … Continue reading