Category: Angola

Morning walks to high vantage points 5

The Namib Desert, Angola Pt. 2

We continue moving through the Namib Desert, the landscape always changing. At times it’s sandy and barren, and then other times rocky with the odd tree. As we drive deeper into the heart of...

One of the few trees I found in the Namib 8

The Namib Desert, Angola Pt. 1

We plan to head deep into the Namib desert, into the very South Western Corner of Angola, close to the border of Namibia. The maps and GPS show extremely few roads, and not a...

Between the ocean and the cliffs 4

Amazing Angola Pt. 3

While recuperating on the beach not far from the bigger city of Benguela, we extend our one month Angola visas. The process is not difficult or expensive, and one of the officers speaks English...

Needle 6

Malaria Round Two

I previously had Malaria in Mali. You should read about that before reading the below. Driving down out of the mountains one morning I start to feel a little strange. I am tired and...

Sunset near the wildcamp 0

Amazing Angola Pt. 2

We continue to explore Angola, and again make a large detour inland, simply to explore. Each night we find somewhere to camp, and even if people are around they are more than happy to...

From this angle the Jeep looks as big as the tank. It is not even close! 3

Amazing Angola Pt. 1

Moving South we detour into the mountains, simply to look around and explore. Every morning we are greeted with a spectacular sunrise before meeting friendly people and seeing beautiful places. In the evening we...