Thursday, October 6, 2022

Camping with Hippos in the Caprivi strip

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After leaving Etosha National Park, Maggie and the team were fed up with being dusty and seriously dry. We needed a change of scenery...

A self-drive safari in Etosha National Park

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After leaving Spitzkoppe, Maggie and the team continued on the journey north. Our next stop was one of Namibia’s most popular tourist attractions: Etosha National...

Spitzkoppe: the Matterhorn of Namibia

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After exploring the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, we didn’t think Namibia could get more beautiful. But we hadn’t visited Spitzkoppe yet! About 150km (1.5...

Exploring the desert ghost town of Kolmanskop, Namibia, in pictures

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Heading north from Fish River Canyon is one of southern Namibia’s main tourist attractions: the desert ghost town of Kolmanskop. Kolmanskop: a mining town swallowed...

Visiting the largest canyon in Africa: Fish River Canyon, in pictures

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Over 100 miles long and 1,800 feet deep, the Fish River Canyon is the largest in Africa and the second largest in the world...

A visit to Addo Elephant Park, in pictures

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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...

How to cook crayfish on the braai

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After spending months on an overland journey, cooking food on the braai (the Afrikaans word for barbeque or cooking on the fire) can become repetitive....

The southern Drakensberg mountains, in pictures

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We recently spent a week in the gorgeous uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. The park is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s two UN World Heritage Sites, along with the...

Modifying our Land Rover: Part 2 in Pretoria, South Africa

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Before we left to start our overland journey, we needed to find a place to give Maggie a good mechanical tune-up and to replace...

Maggie in Africa team donates $500 to Stepping Stones International

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We are so happy to announce that the first $500 raised through Maggie in Africa’s charity fundraising was donated to Stepping Stones International, a...

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