On the old main road from Namibia to Nakuru that descends an escarpment into the Rift Valley, i come across a small Catholic chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war in 1942.
The David Sheldrick Elephant Trust nursery looks after orphaned elephants from birth to 3 years old, before they are sent to a rehabilitation centre in Tsavo National Park for integration into an existing heard.
The Etosha National Park
is my first safari park experience outside a zoo or Whipsnade Safari Park, so i was not sure what kind of experience to expect. Hearing horror stories about crowds of vehicles corralling around any animal foolish enough to lay out in the open, i was worried that it … Continue Reading ››
You hear lots of horror stories about driving in Africa – contending with cars, mopeds, cycles and animals. Riding down through France and then Spain, the driving changes from the rule abiding North European to the more free spirited Mediterranean style. The further south in Spain we went, the more relaxed the locals were to following … Continue Reading ››
Details of the visas required for my trip. The following applies to a British citizen with a vehicle – same requirements for a 4×4 or motorcycle unless stated.
– updated 10-Jun-2014