The road chose me Going where others don't dare

The Skeleton Coast 1

The Skeleton Coast

We strike out directly North from Swakopmund and soon find the Cape Cross Seal Reserve – it’s easy to find given the immense stink wafting off the thousands and thousands of seals that nest...

Massive dunes drop straight into the ocean 5

Around Sandwich Harbor

I have had a lot of locals recommend the trek into Sandwich Harbor, South of Walvis Bay. This is the famous part of the Skeleton Coast where the enormous sand dunes drop directly into...

Campsite showing the shower hanging off the J30 roof 4

Riverbeds and Craters

With the titan and the extra 5 gallon container full to the brim, we strike out and drive along dry riverbeds recommended to us by locals, aiming directly for coast. Because water is scarce,...

Emily 9

Timelines and Teammates

During the Alaska to Argentina Expedition there were multiple times I had company in the Jeep. Some friends jumped aboard for a month each, multiple backpackers were in the Jeep for everything from an...

The desert is HUGE 5

The Namib Desert, Namibia Pt. 2

The roads are rough, so it takes a long time to cover not much distance each day. Happily, there is no rush. The days are sunny and hot, and the nights beautifully cold allowing...

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...

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