caravan living

Stuck in Gaborone

After one of our wheel spacers at the rear axle was worn out and there was no way to repair it, it was necessary to replace this part. No big deal, as we knew the manufacturer in Germany, the replacement was on stock, so we ordered this part in Germany and instructed them, to send …

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The Salt Pan

From Nata, we drove into the Bird Sanctuary at the Sua Pan. We knew, that there is no water at this time of the year and therefor there wouldn’t be many birds, but the entrance fee was not very high and we enjoyed the animals we could spot. After our visit to the bird sanctuary …

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The Bakery

Via IOverlander, we had found a bakery, which makes German style bread and much more. We had contacted Christian and ordered bread, croissants and bretzel, which we picked up at the Padre Pio Mission in Lusangazi, south of Mzuzu. It was a pleasure to talk to Christian, an German who had many fascinating jobs in …

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Vehicle check after 6000 Km on African roads

As I check every day the wheels and chassis of our Sprinter, I found that both distance blocks of our rear suspension had moved. No surprise after 6000 Km on African roads and no real problem, but needed to be fixed before breakfast. And yes, Airfilter change and oil check! Let’s start ….

Good karma

After our last night in Armenia, we got the chance to do a good deed, by helping fellow travellers out of a ditch. We had spent the night above the valley of the river Debed near Chochkan, just 15 km from the border. The evening before we had our PCR test done and we will …

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