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Aug 30, 2006 - Flowers, flowers, flowers

Flowers everywhere!!!! I know that people said that Namaqua Land was pretty amazing, but crikey - the place looks like someone has gone crazy with day-glow paint - vivid yellows, oranges, purples and pinks! Went mad with the camera and got some great shots. Froze to death (again) in the Cederberg mountains - absoutly worth it though as the scenery is amazing (so long as you wear two fleeces, a waterproof and as may t-shirts as you can squeeze on....That blanket saved the day again!). Walked up to waterfalls, stone formations that are...

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Dec 18, 2005 - Cederberg Mountain Region Overland Day 1

Today is the start of a 21-day Cape Town to Victoria Falls overland tour. We were especially excited because a good friend of ours, Irma, had flown from California to join us on this leg of our journey. Our vehicle - an 18 ton truck outfitted to fit 27 people and their luggage, camping gear, cooking equipment, and our food. She's slow, only able to go about 10 mph uphill and impossible to stop when flying downhill. We met our group whom we will be traveling with for the next few weeks. Surprisingly, 9 of us knew how to speak Spanish, so we...

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Oct 4, 2004 - Verhynsdorp

Not too much to report - we left Cape Town early this morning on the first of a two day drive to Namibia. We parked up around 4pm to "set up camp" - for those of you who know Jonathan and I this was quite an experience.... we even had to set up our own tents which we did with no problems! The stars were magnificent and the scenary beautiful as we drove up the west coast....after our campfire dinner we retired at 8pm for a good night's sleep (and our first ever in a tent!!) More from Namibia in a few days. A&J

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