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Tagged: Eastern Cape

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The red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, in pictures

Continuing our journey north from Luderitz and Kolmanskopp along dusty back roads through the Namib desert, we visited one of Namibia’s most spectacular and sites – Sossusvlei. Noel visited the area on his first overland trip in 2010, and couldn’t wait to visit again! The Red Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei Sossusvlei, located inside the Namib-Naukluft National...

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A visit to Addo Elephant Park, in pictures

After leaving the amazing Wild Coast, and stopping in Port Elizabeth to partake in some 4×4 training, Noel and I headed to the Addo Elephant Park. We’ve met a few fellow travellers and South Africans who told us that Addo is one of South Africa’s best wildlife parks, so we were...

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Take a wild drive down the Wild Coast

After leaving Lesotho, Maggie and team headed for the Wild Coast of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. This region stretches along the N2 motorway, from the border of KwaZulu-Natal in the north, to East London in the south. This area is the homeland of the Xhosa people, and was where Nelson Mandela was born...

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Places to see in South Africa: our bucket list

For the last two weeks, Noel and I have been waiting patiently in Pretoria for mechanics and overland outfitters to finish with Maggie. And while we’ve been waiting, we’ve been researching the route we’d like to take through South Africa, mostly with the help and advice of friendly locals we’re staying with...