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Nov 22, 2011 - United in Comfort

Dick finally has a chance to go for a morning jog. He is assured there are no wild animals around to cause a safety concern. Nice trails along the river and a nearby road offer perfect places to run.  I notice Dick return from his run as I write my journal while sitting on my patio. It is still a bit early to wake the other two on a day where they can sleep in. breakfast together at the restaurant ended up being late morning. The wind is still blustery although the sun warms the air nicely. With access to a washing machine we decide to get...

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Nov 21, 2011 - The Canyon To Felix Unite - What A Delight

The wind howled all night which kept the temperature cool. The decision to spend a couple of nights here was aborted. Deciding to drive south to the border was unanimous. Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world next to the Grand Canyon. It was enroute so we spent time walking the upper trail and admiring the amazing views. It was a pleasant walk in cool, windy weather. Photo opps galore presented themselves for the photographers in our group. Back on the road Al follows the R 37 out to the B1 highway. This part of the...

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Feb 15, 2005 - Cape Town - Orange River, Namibia

We crossed the border into Namibia today after a long drive. Though we sat at the back of the truck where it was windy, the breeze coming it was as hot as hairdryer. Bleh. The border guard said it was 44 degrees out.... but it's a dry heat. Ha ha ha. I tell you, at that temperature, it doesn't matter. It's just hot. The border on the South Africa side was more technologically advanced than the Namibia side - it had computers. :) The Namibia customs guards wrote your details down by hand. Tonight was our first camping night in Africa. Our...

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Mar 24, 2004 - S: Overlanding in northern South Africa and southern Namibia

Dear Friends, It's been a bit over a week since our last entry and it so much has happened in such a short amount of time. Overlanding: Dana and I are now headed across southern Africa as part of an "overland" trip run by a company named Nomad Expeditions. Dana booked this from the U.S. via the internet. We climbed aboard our Starship Desertprise and have been traveling in search of scenery, nature, snapshots, stories, adventure and beer. Overlanding is a popular backpacker way to travel throughout eastern and southern Africa where bus,...

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