Shipping the car to Namibia

Milady Landy in the Antwerp Harbour

Shipping to Namibia Because we regularly get questions about shipping our Milady to Africa, I have listed the relevant information. We have shipped the car roro via Antwerp with NMT shipping and Sharaf Namibia for clearance in Namibia.The cost of our car is as follows: NMT Shipping exchange rate, €1= Home-Antwerp by truck € 150,00 … Read more Shipping the car to Namibia

The Baobab

baobab in Tanzania

Across Africa, we encounter my favorite tree, the baobab. In the first months of our trip the baobab was mainly a dry tree “with the roots up”. Once we saw a flowering baobab in Namibia, which I wrote about then. In Tanzania, in late November, early December, we see the baobabs are greener and are … Read more The Baobab

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

The dentist in Walvisbay

Unexpectedly I got to know the dentist in Walvis Bay.On Tuesday afternoon 2-8 I bit my crown when eating a sandwich. I had this tooth checked in advance in the Netherlands at the dentist because I sometimes experienced slight pain in that tooth. Unfortunately, my Etten-Leur dentist did not notice anything then. On Wednesday we … Read more The dentist in Walvisbay