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  • Southern Circle: Day 1210 July 2017 We had another 7.00am departure with a day of over 500kms ahead of us. After about 5 minutes of leaving the lodge we heard a loud bang … our luck had run out, after driving on all the Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 12, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 119 July 2017 We had a 6.30am breakfast at the lodge and were packed up and on the road at 7.00am. We had another full day of game drives in the truck, which is great because you are high up Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 11, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 108 July 2017 We had a discussion last night about whether to leave early today or to sleep in … and early won. So I was up at 5.00am, had breakfast at 5.30am and we were on the road at 6.00am. Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 10, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 97 July 2017 We were on the road again at 7.30am. After an hour we stopped at the petrified forest and had a guide to walk us through. The large area is full of rocks that were once trees - you Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 10, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 86 July 2017 Breakfast was at the B&B and we were underway just after 7.30am. The South African couple left the tour yesterday and two Australian couples have joined us, so the tour is now at the maximum of 20 people Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 9, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 75 July 2017 A leisurely breakfast at 8.00am. The owner of the b&b runs a shuttle service for the couple of kms into town. Jude and I caught the 9.00am shuttle. We walked along the jetty and around to the Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 8, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 64 July 2017 We left Desert Camp at 7.00am. Despite the cold nights sleeping under a canvas roof I loved staying here because of the vast open spaces, the beautiful sunsets and the wild animals – we saw a jackal, springbok, Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 8, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 53 July 2017 We had an early departure at 6.30am for the drive to Dune 45. I originally thought we would be going to the dune to watch the sunrise but apparently that option is only available to the groups that Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 7, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 42 July 2017 I got up early so I could explore the lodge grounds (and visit the donkeys) and take some photos in the early morning light. Breakfast was served at the lodge and we were on the road at 7.30am Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 6, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 31 July 2017 It was dark when we arrived at the lodge last night so I got up a bit earlier to have a look along the river and take some photos in the early morning light. I was actually awake Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 6, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 230 June 2017 It was really cold this morning! Breakfast was at 7.00am and I'm happy it was indoors out of the cold. We were on the road at 7.30am for a long, long day of travel – 565kms. The scenery started Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 5, 2017
  • Starry NightsRadiant. Infinite. Vast. And as Van Morrison says: Let go into the mystery Let yourself go You've got to open up your heart That's all I know. We have never Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Mar 31, 2013
  • Younger Every DayBefore I describe the journey to Swakopmund, please indulge me while I tell you about one of THE best experiences of the entire trip and maybe my life. For those who have seen my Facebook posts or who I have Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Apr 6, 2013
  • Sesrium in the heat of hell!!!Day 6 started out with an amazing early morning view over Luderitz harbour. The seagulls, which incidentally screeched all night, were up and about following the trawlers in and out of the bay. After breaking camp we took a short Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 9, 2013
  • HOT HOT HOTDay 7 was preceded by a night of very little sleep due to the unbelievable heat. We lay naked on our beds and sweated whilst waiting for the air to cool. Eventually at around 3.30 in the morning a light Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 10, 2013
  • Swakopmund to Henties Bay. Time to fish at last.Day 8 found us checking out the civilization that is Swakopmund. After a gentle walk and a leisurely breakfast we set off for Henties Bay via a detour to hunt for the elusive Welwitshia plant. In Afrikaans this plant is Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 11, 2013
  • Yay!! Time to fish.Day 9 was a fishing day at last. After spending some time at a local internet café catching up on our emails, we headed out for Mile 106 with a plan to target edible fish. The sea was stunning but Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 12, 2013
  • Henties and the Dead SeaDay 10 was held as a day of rest filled with fishing and more fishing. Unfortunately, nobody told the fish. On the way up to mile 100 we took a divert to visit the "Dead Sea” which is an old Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 13, 2013
  • Heat, flies and wildernessDay 11 we left Henties and headed North towards Etosha Pan. Our first stop was at a small mining town of Uis where there is an abandoned tin mine. The day was HOT, HOT, HOT, 39 degrees by 10am. From Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 14, 2013
  • Etosha National Park. A big treat.Day 12 saw us up bright and early for a visit to the various attractions surrounding Twyfelfontein. The flies in the early morning whilst packing up were unbelievable, there was simply no escape. A lot of stuff is advertised but Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 15, 2013
  • Game viewing for the special peopleDay 13 was a game spotting day to remember. We started out fairly early and with the heat soon realized that our best viewing chances were to be had at the water holes. The main highlights of the day were Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 16, 2013
  • More game viewing and on to RunduDay 14 we were up bright and early, packed up camp and headed off for Naumotoni Camp. On the way there we came across another leopard J. We arrived Naumotoni which is an old fort that was built by the Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 17, 2013
  • The road to Ai AisDay 4 started with a nice shower followed by a trip to Kakamas to shop for beer, very important, and food also fairly important. After this we set off for the Namibian Border and the resort of Ai Ais. A Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 7, 2013
  • The Fish River Canyon and LuderitzDay 5 started late. Guess we are finally getting used to our camp beds. After breaking camp we set off for the Fish River Canyon. On the way we saw Klipspringer up close. Pretty animals. The Fish River Canyon was Posted by Pelican travels in Africa on a Song and a Beer | Mar 8, 2013
  • At LuderitzI am happy to report that the internet seems to have come back to life and once again I can log into this blog. We have been at Luderitz since Sunday night. The journey here was Capetown to Nieuwouldtville by Posted by mikeant in RSA and Namibia | Jun 5, 2017
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