The road chose me Going where others don't dare

Extremely barren at times 6

The Namib Desert, Namibia Pt. 1

The Namib Desert in the far North West of Namibia is equally impressive as in Angola. I am shocked how quickly – and how often – the landscape switches from open sandy planes to...

Epupa Falls 2

Epupa Falls and Beyond

We follow the Kunene River, right along the border between Angola and Namibia. At a lunch stop we see a croc on the far bank, though we’re not sure if it’s dead or alive,...

Gravel and extremely corrugated, just how I like my roads 7

Into Namibia

We have chosen the tiny border at Ruacana in the hopes of seeing the mighty Epupa waterfalls in full force. At the right time of year, there can be more water falling here than...

Tank wrecks a plenty 3

Angola Ends

Angola is only the second country in Africa where I have extended my one month visa, and I have been here just over six weeks now, loving every second. After a brutal civil war...

Sunset is spectacular 0

Tundavala Gap

The Tundavala Gap is the edge of a massive escarpment that lies not far outside Lubango. The top lies at around 7,200ft, while the valley floor is around 3,200 feet, so as you can...

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