Africa

A trip to Sutherland: Home to the stars

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Africa, Travel
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Ever since sleeping under the milky way on the banks of the Orange River, I have wanted to visit Sutherland to see the stars. Unexpectedly,┬ájust before leaving South Africa, the chance arrived to drive from Cape Town to Sutherland. At 4h45 mins it’s not a long drive along the N1 (shorter than the 6 hour …

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Oranjemund, Namibia – the Diamond Town

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Africa, Travel
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After a police inspection, a border crossing over the narrowest bridge in existence and killing time at Namibian immigration reading posters advising against bat consumption (TIA) – we were in Oranjemund. It had been a long, albeit beautiful drive from Cape Town to Namibia and Dad and I were happy to finally see the Orange …

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The Cape Namibia Route

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Africa, Travel
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In September, I took a drive on the N7 to Namibia’s diamond town, Oranjemund. It was a brilliant route and I’ve been meaning to share it, but a crazy travel schedule has complicated things. I left Cape Town on the 30th September and October saw me in Germany, Luxembourg, France and Greece, November saw me …

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