Kyleu Bushcamp

Kyleu Bushcamp

Where to find Kyleu Bush Camp   Kyleu Bush Camp is situated in the Dinokeng big 5 game reserve just north of Pretoria, Gauteng, to be exact, 43km from the Zambezi offramp on the N1. Kyleu Bush Camp was established by Sherri and Devon Symon and is one of only a...
NAMIBIA – DECEMBER 2018 (Part 2 of 2)

NAMIBIA – DECEMBER 2018 (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second and last part of our Namibia 2018 trip report.  We left off in part one where we arrived on day 12 at Mile 4 Caravan Park in Swakopmund Namibia.  It is now day 13 and we are still in Swakopmund. Day 13 – Thursday, 27 December 2018 – Mile...
NAMIBIA – DECEMBER 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

NAMIBIA – DECEMBER 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

Introduction Unable to take enough time off during the year, December/January is normally the period that we can plan for longer trips.  This year our plan was to visit the central parts of Namibia.  Out route would include places such as Windhoek, Brandberg,...
Malawi – December 2016

Malawi – December 2016

Planning and preparations for the trip We just could not get Malawi out of our minds since our previous trip – December 2015. It was not long being back home that we made the decision to go back to Malawi in December 2016. During the previous trip we wanted to see as...
Oupa se Plaas – Modimolle, Limpopo

Oupa se Plaas – Modimolle, Limpopo

We spent the long weekend of the 16th – 18th of June 2017 bush camping on “Oupa se Plaas”. Oupa se Plaas is situated on the Grootfontein road which turn off from the Modimolle (Nylstroom) Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) road, also known as the R101. The Grootfontein road...
Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 4)

Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 4)

Part Four – The Journey Back South This trip report is posted with recognition to the author, Frans Nieman, who granted us the permission to use his trip report on our page.  Frans wrote …………. Time to move on. We left Senyati with heavy...
Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 3)

Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 3)

Part One – Spending time in the North This trip report is posted with recognition to the author, Frans Nieman, who granted us the permission to use his trip report on our page.  Frans wrote …………. No leopard sighting richer, at about 10:30...
Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 2)

Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 2)

Part Two – Going up North Part two of this trip report is posted with recognition to the author, Frans Nieman, who granted us the permission to use his trip report on our page.  Frans wrote …………. When pulling in at the Spar in Maun, after...
Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 1)

Maiden Botswana Trip (Part 1)

Part One – The First Leg This trip report is posted with recognition to the author, Frans Nieman, who granted us the permission to use his trip report on our page.  Frans wrote …………. This is my first ever trip report, and English is not...
Waterberg Wilderness Nature Reserve

Waterberg Wilderness Nature Reserve

General Sometimes one needs just a small break from the everyday huff and puff. You don’t want to travel too far and be away for too long. It is then when you are looking for a place close to home but far enough not to get disturbed. To find such a place is sometimes...
2016 – Easter long week-end trip report

2016 – Easter long week-end trip report

  Preparations for our trip Gerida and I normally have a rule that we do a longer trip over the December/January period across border, and a shorter trip through South Africa over the Easter period. This year (March/April 2016) our trip took us through the Natal...
Malawi – December 2015

Malawi – December 2015

  Planning and preparations for the trip A trip to Malawi has always been on our bucket list for some time. But reality and commitments had us postpone this year on year. In mid-2016 we started talking about Malawi again and decided now is the time.  We also...
Swartpan – Botswana – December 2013

Swartpan – Botswana – December 2013

After being on the bucket list for a very long time we finaly decided it is time to visit Swartpan in the north western corner of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in Botswana. Preparation for the trip   With our Land Rover (Shrek) and Trailer (Donkey) by now well...
Zimbabwe – December 2011

Zimbabwe – December 2011

  Pieter & Gerida Booyens Land Rover Defender Puma 110 Wilderness Offroad Sleepwa met Trailer Tent   Derick & Joey Pieterse Land Rover Discovery V8 Jurgens Excape Offroad Karavaan   Ons Roete Die kaart hieronder gee die roete wat ons gevolg...