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South Africa and Namibia, Aug-Sep '05

My own Top 3's of this trip:

Top 3 wildlife encounters: Kalahari meerkats, Hoanib desert elephants, the feral horse visiting me in Garub
Top 3 sceneries: Koichab dunes and Tirasberge on D707, the Hoarusib-Khumib passage, Fish River Canyon
Top 3 accommodations: Bain's House Upington, Klein-Aus Vista, Purros Campsite
Top 3 adventures: digging out our Nissan V6 in Khowarib Schlucht, climbing a Koichab dune, canoeing on Orange river
Top 3 learnings: about conservation issues in Kalahari, about diamond mining in Kleinzee, about turbidites in Ugab
Top 3 hikes: the green trail at Naries, the Naukluft hike at Büllsport, the hole in the wall in Canyon Lodge
Top 3 sunsets: from Aussenkehr Canyon, from Naries viewpoint, from Waterberg Plateau Camping
The one and only top breakfast: in Klein-Aus Vista
Top hospitality: anywhere on my trip!

This is a diary of my trip to South Africa (Northern Cape) and Namibia in August and September 2005 - click on the links in the right-hand frame, or on the Top 3 links above.

Please check out the picture gallery!

More Travel facts (Car hire, km, fuel, maps, GPS, prices etc.) are here.


The diary of our 2007 trip to Namibia, South Africa and Botswana is here.

The diary of our 2003 trip to Namibia is here.

The diary of our 2002 trip to South Africa is here.

Last update:  23:04 04/06 2009
Kalahari Meerkats
Augrabies NP
Naries - more flowers
Kleinzee diamond mine
Namibia's South, Orange
Fish River Canyon
Koichab Dunes
D707 scenic route
Büllsport & Naukluft
Windhoek & Waterberg
Outjo & Khowarib Gorge
Hoanib & Amspoort
Desert Elephants
Purros, Hoarusib & Khumib
Huab, Doros, Ugab
Erongo, Boshua, WDH
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