Travel Blogs from Orange river South Africa, South Africa

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two lazy bedfellows and a sleepless mama, Orange river South Africa, South Africa travel blog

two lazy bedfellows and a sleepless mama

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... warm. And smelly. Hopefully that awful stench will be blown away by the desert winds at Hobas, the Fishriver Canyon, our next stop near the Namib border. I think I am going to have to toughen up if I am going to get any sleep at all here in Africa. ...

Lost Keys, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Lost Keys

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... our last country on our journey across southern Africa and pitched camp at Orange River. From Orange River we drove through the lush green landscape of south Africa to Cedarburg. We stayed the night at a local winery where you guessed it we had a ...

Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Kayaking and Canyons, Orange River/ Fish River Canyon, Namibia travel blog

Kayaking and Canyons

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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... the Orange River. The guide apologized for stating the obvious but none of us realised that we were kayaking down a river with Namibia on our right and South Africa on our left. We managed not to kill one another even if one of us insisted on diving ...

The Safari learns about Edward 40 hands, Orange river , South Africa travel blog

The Safari learns about Edward 40 hands

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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Words do not do this justice.... we taped 40's to our hands spiced up the life on the truck... this is the result of day in picture ...

Day 169 - Namibia, Orange River - River Swims, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Day 169 - Namibia, Orange River - River Swims

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... proper little eski now so great having cold drinks on hand 24 7. Simple things. A bite at KFC... the diet starts when we leave South Africa so I have but a few hours to cram in as much junk as possible. I'm doing a good job. Stopped a bit further up the ...

Fun in the Sand!  Swakopmund, Namibia, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Fun in the Sand! Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

Orange ...

Citrusdal to Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Citrusdal to Orange River

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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... tent we had an early start for a long drive to Orange River.  We had a break in the journey, with a lunch stop in the dusty town of Springbok.  We arrived early evening at the campsite, which is at the South Africa / Namibia ...

Orange River, Orange River, Namibia travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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From Fish River Canyon we headed to the Orange River, on the border with South Africa. I spent the day jumping in and out of the river to cool off and admiring the scenery. The next day we left the beautiful Namibia and entered South ...

Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

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May 2nd: The morning started by breaking camp at Highlander's and hitting the road for the border town of Orange River between South Africa and Namibia. We spent the majority of the day on the road but had a few hours of day light to enjoy the river. ...

Entering Namibia, the Country No. 94, Next to the Orange River, Namibia travel blog

Entering Namibia, the Country No. 94

A travel blog entry by whk2006

... country, which means I am only 6 countries from my "100th country" goal Hooray!! Our campsite is right next to Orange River, which divides South Africa from Namibia. Looking across the river, it seems we have not really left South Africa ...

Citrusdal to Fiddler's Creek, Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Citrusdal to Fiddler's Creek, Orange River

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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... we drove on another couple of hours to the Fiddler's Creek campsite / truckstop on the bank of the Orange River which forms the border between South Africa & Namibia. It's a nice campsite but we were one of about 6 overland trucks staying there that ...

And away we go!!, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

And away we go!!

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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Cape Town to Orange River, SA The tour started bright and early this morning….bags on the truck by 6:20, breakfast at 6:30 and on the road by 7am. There are 19 people on the truck from all over (Canada, US, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Britain), ...

Too much drinking in Orange River, Orange River, Namibia travel blog

Too much drinking in Orange River

A travel blog entry by frenchbird

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Can't remember much...but from what the others said, it was a good night. They were all talking about it...or suffering from lack of sleep when I decided to wake everyone up before escaping from my tent to the toilet. I think I slept on the grass in ...

Orange River between South Africa and Namibia, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Orange River between South Africa and Namibia

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... is that the campsite is on a river!  Yes, on the Orange River.  This stretch of the river is the natural dividing border between South Africa and Namibia.  In all directions, nothing but the colour of dirt can be seen, tasted and ...

Countdown to Cape Town, Orange River / Clanwilliam / Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Countdown to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by froglin81

... make evaluations based on that book or they might be tracking you down. After a brief swim in the river, with only a few metres separating Namibia and South Africa, almost everyone except me went to the bar. I stayed with Romy, reading and sorting out ...

Drive, Drive, Drive!, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Drive, Drive, Drive!

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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... . We were delayed an hour when one of our group members wanted to claim tax on a kiteboard he had purchased in South Africa. Drive, drive, drive, drive. Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty. Namibia quickly turned into desert and we had flashbacks back ...

Orange River Canoeing, Orange river, South Africa travel blog

Orange River Canoeing

A travel blog entry by scapell

Canoeing ...

Wine tasting, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Wine tasting

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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We are fast approaching the end of our time in Africa. We have made our last border crossing into country number 7 - South Africa. The process was smooth and we could finally breathe a sigh of relief as we have made it with a blank page to spare in our ...

Heading back to Joburg!!, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Heading back to Joburg!!

A travel blog entry by mixymoomin

We've woken to a flat tyre...oops!! Tyre fixed it was only a nail..thank god!! So we've started the 16hr drive back 10hrs in the car today...yippee!! It was one of the hottest days we've had so far 44 degrees. WE arrive at the lodge to find we've also ...

Canoeing, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Canoeing

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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... The only good thing is that you can always go back to sleep on the truck. Today we are crossing the border into South Africa. The border crossing was fairly quick. Then we headed to our next campsite...Bushwhacked Camp at the Orange River. We ...

Gariep River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Gariep River

A travel blog entry by adrian

Last day in South Africa. Not much happened, but the orange river was here, and it's always interesting to stand on one bank of a river and stare across the other side thinking ... "that's another ...

Canoeing, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Canoeing

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... find a disposable camera too. We arrived at Orange River and spent the afternoon lazing by the river. The Orange River acts as a border between Namibia and South Africa. This morning by 9am it was already 32 degrees with a hot breeze. We headed off ...

orange river camp, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

orange river camp

A travel blog entry by fiesta365

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The game of kings, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

The game of kings

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... one though), equalled the desire to burn off some steam.  At 5 pm, when we arrived at our campsite on the banks of the Orange River, we were all ready to relax.  What better way to do that than to play some drinking games and sample some of the ...

I am now officially a morning person ..., Orange River, South Africa travel blog

I am now officially a morning person ...

A travel blog entry by twirlys_travels

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So.... alarm went off at 6 and I managed to get myself up and showered by tent taking down lesson. All in all... by 7.15 I'd had a shower, packed my stuff, taken down a tent AND had breakfast. I am now officially a morning person After this my journal ...

Orange River, Orange River , South Africa travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj

See July ...

Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by sarah11011

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Orange river is the dividing line between Namibia and South Africa. Our campsite was located alongside the river and it looked out over the mountains. We all went swimming and had a few drinks. The boys played a competitive game of volleyball while the ...

On the road again!, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by kateb75

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... truck. It still doesn't feel like I am in Africa though. Not sure what that is supposed to mean. Finally made it to Orange River campground. Big spot to camp to accommodate the overland truck companies. It has a cooking area with sink and tables and the ...

Orange River, Orange River, South Africa travel blog

Orange River

A travel blog entry by rayj

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A kayaking trip was organised in the Orange River which separates South Africa and Namibia.  It was a picturesque area with some spectacular rock formations.  The river was very still with hardly a ripple as it only rained in this area about ...

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