Chasing sunrise: Part 1 Namibia – Visiting Sossusvlei

Our 2 hour fight from Cape Town to Windhoek, Namibia landed early. Immigration was also a speedy affair. We were pleased as it was late. We’d booked a guest house the day before and through them organised a taxi transfer. It was expensive but there are a lot of dodgy taxis in Windhoek so it’s … More Chasing sunrise: Part 1 Namibia – Visiting Sossusvlei

Veloma Madagascar

It was 5:30pm when we got back to Antsirabe for the final time. The cheap hotel we’d stayed at previously had a room again. Patrick offered to take us to a restaurant since we’d had lunch on the go. He told us he can’t cook and when we asked about his wife he said she … More Veloma Madagascar

Looking for lemurs – Ranomafana National Park

The landscape and way of life again constantly changed as we headed south to Ranomafana. Like in Tana there is quite a bit of brick making taking place on the outskirts of Antsirabe. Sprinter vans, minivans and cars mingle with Zebu pulling carts, hand carts and bicycles. Bicycles, of the old school gearless style are … More Looking for lemurs – Ranomafana National Park

God made trees so beautiful the devil wanted to be able to see, so he turned them upside down – Avenue of Baobab Trees

A big smile greeted us at Antananarivo (Tana) airport. We immediately liked Patrick our driver. We had no idea how long he’d been waiting in the sun in the crowd of people outside the exit yet he was still smiling. Immigration formalities were easy, we’d applied for an online visa on arrival and got an … More God made trees so beautiful the devil wanted to be able to see, so he turned them upside down – Avenue of Baobab Trees

Lesotho – taking the opportunity for a whistle stop visit

A landlocked island within South Africa, Lesotho (Le-Soo-Too) is known as an adventure travel destination. That in itself is usually enough to signal it’s probably our kind of place, but when Marie saw it described as “The Tibet of Africa,” it was a done deal. It was on the wish list. A country the size … More Lesotho – taking the opportunity for a whistle stop visit