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The next day we headed out around 9:00 stopping at a Mugg and Bean for breakfast before leaving town. We also filled our 3KG propane canister. It was a one hour drive to the border and the road was almost perfectly straight. We found interest in these huge nests we saw on the top of electric poles. I later found out that they are called Social Weavers – Makes perfect sense.
At the border I was instructed to go ...
... where Johanna will have to find her way back to Cape Town. Although upsetting for Johanna, she was planning on leaving the tour in Namibia, and not continuing on to Botswana and Zimbabwe, thus missed only her last stop on the tour.
After an hour or more delay at the border we continued on to our camp alongside the Orange River. Our chalets look out over the river and we were treated to a beautiful sunset, ...
I meant to say in last blog there were no photos of the animals we saw that was because, although we went out on an evening game drive, we were also going out on a morning drive the following day; but, it has blowing a gale and the rain was coming down sideways.
It worked out well in the end because it meant we could have an early start to the drive towards Bloemfontein. We were attempting to get about 400 miles that day to a place called Gariep Dam on the Orange river on ...
Day 2 Sunday 27-04-2014 Loxton to Upington 508km Loxton - we left early with the temperature at 9 degrees - heading towards Carnavon on tar - on the way we saw the biggest "tolbos" lying in the road but before we could photograph it the wind took it on its rolling way - the next incident was a fox running next to the road - spooked by the bikes it ran at the fence where it could not get ...
... enter Anna’s tent. When the commotion had died down, we fell asleep until we heard the zip on our tent open and we also started screaming forgetting that Freddy was lost! Tom went out to see what was going on and, instead, found Hennie sitting by himself at the fire pit. He asked him if he was okay and Hennie responded “I just enjoying sitting by the fire”. Tom said “Hennie, the fire went out 3 hours ago”…