Unexpected encounter with Katenya Pituatho.

Between Ghanzi and Guma, there are 13 Etsha villages. The residents of Etsha are refugees from Angola who lived a long time in Caprivi. During the war in 1969 between Angola and South Africa especially the Caprivi was the battleground and Hambukushu fled south to Botswana. Initially to Shakawe but later they were housed in … Read more Unexpected encounter with Katenya Pituatho.

Camping in Botswana

During our first two nights in Botswana we had several special encounters. The first night we spent in Ghanzi, a town on the route from the Namibian border to the Okavango. Incidentally, about the border, our first African, a special experience. No pictures, that is not appreciated at government buildings. After the ceremony on the Namibian side … Read more Camping in Botswana

Mysteries of an Old Lady (part 2)

Once I removed the leaf springs Milady showed very clearly why she leaned left.One of the blades of the spring was broken at the suspension. Fortunately, I had new springs ordered through Jaco on Thursday and Jaco himself delivered them on Monday at the appointed time, late afternoon, to the campsite. I went straight to work … Read more Mysteries of an Old Lady (part 2)

From Swakopmund to Ugab Rhino Camp

Wednesday, August 10 We drive from Swakopmund to Ugab Rhino Camp. The first part of the road to Cape Cross is well motorable gravel road. After a few hours’ drive we arrive at Cape Cross. This is an incredibly large seal colony. There the seals we saw in Walvis Bay, disappear into nothingness. Hundreds of barking, smelly … Read more From Swakopmund to Ugab Rhino Camp