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... the middle. Next small town we pass through is Askham, and then we reach the Kalagadi Transfrontier Park border post at Twee Rivieren at 12:15. Kalagadi is the unification of the SA KalahariI National Park and Botswana Gemsbok National Park which now also includes the Mabuasehube (meaning red sand) Game Reserve.luckily everything went smoothly and were out of both SA and Botswana checkpoints as quickly as we came at 1:05 (that was getting 6 of ...
Keimoes is a town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It lies on the Orange River and is about halfway between Upington and Kakamas. Situated in what is known as the Green Kalahari. Keimoes has developed a formidable and broad agricultural base which includes the cultivation of a large variety of grapes, lucerne, wheat, peaches, pecan nuts and watermelons all under ...
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, ...
... State border about 150 miles south of Bloemfontein.
As I say it was raining so the drive along the garden route to Mossel Bay was steady. We came off the route at MB and headed inland, again we crossed the mountains up to 860m this time and eventually came down onto the little Karoo, an arid area covering a third of South Africa.
We stopped for lunch at Beaford West (KFC) and set off up the N1 onto the great Karoo.2 hrs
after we arrived at the dam proper dutch, ...