We self-drove our way through Botswana from the Caprivi strip in Namibia to South Africa in April 2018. While there we saw some amazing animals and locations. Although I wouldn’t rank this country as my favorite stop in our South African road trip, Botswana has a lot to highly recommend itself. What is Botswana Like?…Read More
Lots and lots of water. Plus, a warthog.
Epic amounts of wildlife, and stunning landscapes
Swakopmund, or what the locals just call “Swakop” is a beach town sandwiched between the Skeleton coast to the north, Mad-Max desert to the east, sand dunes to the south and the Atlantic to the west. Honestly, it’s amazing there is civilization there considering the extremes this city deals with on all sides, but Walvis…Read More
Want to see Africa in a pure, pristine, untouched state? Get thee to Namibia, friend! Oh, but don’t forget your Namibia car rental. Namibia is a seriously empty country that is MASSIVE: this makes road tripping in Namibia unlike anywhere else in the world! We rented a 2×4, then a 4×4 (long story) and drove…Read More
Everyone has a bad day (or week) when on the long-haul. Bags get stolen. People get sick. And sometimes you get really, really lost and then ruin your rental car. In Solitaire, only a short way up the road from where we were supposed to stay near Soussusvlei, we could get delicious apple pie (world…Read More