Namibia

The Porcupine stop

After our 4 days in Etosha, we reached Kamanjab, where we refilled the cars and went shopping to stock up again. We didn’t want to go any further that day, so we went to the Porcupine campsite nearby. The owner of the farm had the porcupines living in the area gotten used to being fed …

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The amazing Etosha, day 1-2

The Etosha National Park is very well known and everybody goes there. As we are travelling during high season, we had booked all the camps we wanted to stay at already months ago. We entered the park from the east, starting at Namutoni, afterwards we camped one night at Halali, Okaukuejo and finally Olifantsrus, before …

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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. Let’s start ….

The Waterberg hike

At the Waterberg National Park, we shared our campsite (and accidentally our food) with numerous baboons, but we came here to climb the cliffs of the Waterberg and enjoy the view from the top. We didn’t even see them coming, had they already stolen a bag of apples from the inside of the pickup. The …

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Dino tracks in the sand

After tackling some gravel roads again, the common type of roads in Namibia, we reached the Otjihaenamaparero farm in the Kalkveld region. From the campsite it was a short walk to the petrified footprints of some therapods. Approx. 200 million years ago, the dinosaurs left their footprints in the sand, and some crazy circumstances allow …

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Our first Giraffes!

When we left the Düsternbrook Farm, we had our first encounter with the elegant giraffes – a good start for our tour together with our son through Namibia! We are now on the way to the dinosaurs – more on our next post!

Leopard & Cheetah

After leaving Windhoek again, we stopped just 1 hour north, at the Düsternbrook Farm, where we had a campsite next to the riverbed and went on a “game drive” to watch them feed their cats, which life in an enclosure on the farm. First, they place some pieces of meet on a tree, that the …

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