Leaving Namibia

Quite sad to leave Namibia and its endless plains rocky basalt, quartz, bushman grass and its mountains that every time you get to the top of one range another becomes visible in the distance. Their game management plan of allowing tribes concession areas, in which they are in charge of game management seems a bit…

Post 16 – Right in the middle of Africa

The next morning we discovered the reason for the large numbers of Himba in town. They have just agreed to allow a new Hydro dam to be constructed 20km down river and therefore SWAPO is rewarding them with a seat in the government. Himba from Miles around have come to Epupa to witness the ceremonial…

Post 13 Camp Synchro

Camp synchro A later than anticipated arrival we settled into the camp site across the Kunene from Angola. The Kunene is a huge river and forms a green belt in what is the driest desert landscape. There are crocs in the river – so interesting to see the locals bathing – but they stay very…