The Big Summary

So after 405 days on the road, our trip is over and we are back in London; adjusting to not living out of a backpack, having a routine and waking up in the same bed every day. The trip was incredible and we loved every minute of it. We really didn’t want it to end….

Africa summary

So, the continent that we secretly weren’t sure we would make it to? It was our favourite of the trip. From safaris to sand dunes through Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Rwanda and Uganda, here’s the summary of our two and a half months in Africa: Destination highlights: Arriving in Livingstone, Zambia…

Stellenbosch and the end of the overland tour

We had three nights in South Africa before the overland tour ended in Cape Town. The first night was spent amongst beautiful vineyards at a pretty campsite which was a precursor to our following two nights spent in South Africa’s top wine region, Stellenbosch. On arrival we snuck away from the group and had a…

The deserted deserts of southern Namibia

From Swapokmund, we headed further into the Namib desert which takes up 81,000 sq km and most of the southern half of the country. It was incredible to drive for hours and hours and see the different types of desert scenery pass us as well as no other vehicles on the gravel road. Some old cars…

Northern Namibia: Etosha to Swapokmund

We were very excited about crossing into Namibia and it was the country our tour was spending the most time in (two weeks) so we had high hopes. Our first stop was a cheetah sanctuary where we got very close to these amazing cats. Four cheetahs had been rescued by a couple who had previously hunted them and then…

Places I am looking forward to most

I can’t wait to visit everywhere on our route but these five places are what I am most looking forward to: USA: it’s never really been high on my list as I was always more interested in exploring places which I believed were different from the UK, however now the thought of road tripping in…