Category: Namibia

Something that has been on my bucket list for a long time suddenly came to pass. During an impromptu overland trip that travelled through Southern Africa, I got to visit the iconic Namib desert. The days in the desert included camping in the middle of nowhere, climbing Dune 45 and visiting the Sossusvlei and the Deadvlei.

Deadvlei, Namib desert

Staying in Desert Camp

For two nights we camped in the middle of nowhere in the Namib desert.

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My first stop in Namibia was Orange River, the longest river in South Africa. It flows all the way from the Drakensberg mountains in Lesotho, through South Africa into Namibia. After arriving to the Felix Unite rest camp in Namibia, we had lunch and packed our stuff for the canoe trip.

We left around 3 o’clock in the afternoon to canoe the first 6 kilometres of around 30 k in total. It was a fun but difficult canoe trip.

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