Monthly Archives: June 2013

Song and music evening

Saturday evening. We had a marvelous time in the Dutch Reformed Church in central Windhoek. It began with the College of the Arts (COTA) Youth Choir and here is a selection of their initial songs; With all videos you can … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 13 – Landys along Hoarusib River

Since we were staying two nights in Purros we had a day off. We used it for a drive along… …the Hoarusib River, hoping to find the elephants that are living in this area. These elephants are unique in that … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 12 – Purros Camp Site

The Purros Camp Site is located just next to the Hoarusib dry riverbed. We set up camp on spot number three under this beautiful, huge Camelthorn tree. A lovely sunset… …as we prepared a typical Thursday Dinner. At least to … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 11 – Etaambura to Purros

Early morning May 2nd at Etaambura Lodge. The start of day 6 on our Kaokoland adventure. Not a bad view to wake up to. Staying in bed, watching the sun rise… …and then this view for breakfast! We had a … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 10 – Marble Mine

We stayed at Etaambura Lodge but camping is also camping available here. It looked really neat and well maintained… …but we continued to… …this place. Looks like any other hill or mountain except that somebody took a piece of the … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 9 – Rooidrom to Etaambura

After a short break at Rooidrom, we continued. We had another 35 km to go. The mountain pass after Rooidrom takes some negotiation… …so the 35 km’s took us a while… …but with views like these it was well spent … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 8 – Marienfluss south to Rooidrom

A beautiful morning with the sun rising over the Kunene River. The big crocodile from yesterday was gone. After packing we went south again, first over deep sandy tracks… …and soon we were back on the tracks over the Marienfluss. … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 7 – Marienfluss north to Kunene

Proud after managing the Van Zyl’s Pass we continued our trip. We had another 63 km to go – north, back to the Kunene River. We were going to drive through Marienfluss, an easy drive through a huge dry plain. … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 6 – Van Zyl’s Pass Part II

After the break we kept on driving. At slow pace… …analyzing the stretches and improving them by moving rocks. The www.dangerosuroads.org says; “If you dare take the risk and travel along this dusty and bumpy  route, then make sure to … Continue reading

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Kaokoland 5 – Van Zyl’s Pass Part I

April 30. This was the day. That notorious Van Zyl’s Pass lay ahead of us and they say: – Once you start there is no going back! According to Wikitravel this route is “for super-experienced 4×4 drivers only” and we were not… … Continue reading

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