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June 30, 2019

Once again, we were on the road, with my lap full of maps. Ol was driving as we made our way across southern Africa. We left Etosha National Park in Namibia and we were on our way to visit both sides of Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world, located in...

June 23, 2019

Is that a topless woman standing near the road?!”

Ol thought that he was seeing things. Maybe the desert was getting to him. Perhaps it was a mirage. Then we both saw them, native women who looked as if they had stepped out of National Geographic. They were selling tri...

June 19, 2019

The Namib Desert

By Jessica Thomas

It is a destination where your eyes can see more than just landscapes; you can actually see but at the same time, feel eternity.

Here you can spend your time with absolutely no regret. There is nowhere you have to be, no calls coming in,...

June 14, 2019

Ghost Towns Along the Highway

By John Cougar Mellencamp

Ghost towns along the highway

Guess no one wants to live around here any more

Ghost towns along the highway

Listen to the wind blow through the

Cracks on the boarded-up doors

But our love keeps on moving

To the nearest f...

June 13, 2019

I have a confession to make. I lost our driver’s licenses. The last time I remember having them was at the airport in Cape Town, South Africa when we rented our car. I called the rental car company and they didn’t have them. In my defense, when we rented the car we wer...

June 2, 2019

Even the locals thought that we were crazy. Our plan was to rent the cheapest car that we could find and drive it across several countries in southern Africa. We would drive from Cape Town, across South Africa, into and across Namibia, enter Botswana, head to Victoria...

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