Trip Reports

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...

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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...

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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 hearts. Got to love...

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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 we arrived at...

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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 a dreadfully potholed...

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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 my mother tongue, so...

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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...

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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...

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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 decided...

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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...

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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 het.  Ons is met die N1...

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Mabuasehube – Desember 2010

Na ons vorige besoek (Junie 2010) aan Mabuasehube het ons so verlief geraak op die plek dat ons sommer dadelik met ons terugkeer bespreek het vir ons Desember vakansie.  Ons sou daar kamp vanaf 16 tot 31 Desember 2010. Ons is die oggend van die 15de met die klaar...

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Mabuasehube – Junie 2010

Ons Roete Ons roete vir die dag het ons vanaf Parktown Johannesburg geneem tot by Hendrik Potgieter, oor Krugersdorp met die N14, en toe die R563 tot by Hekpoort. Vandaar die R560 oor Maanhaarrand en die R24 tot by Rustenburg.  Daarvandaan via Zeerust na die Skilpad...

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Botswana – Desember 2006

  Voorbereiding Voorbereiding vir die Botswana vakansie het begin iewers in Februarie 2006 toe Kokkie en Dina een Saterdag by ons gekuier het, ons oor vakansie en kamp begin gesels het en later met ‘n kaart van Botswana op die tafel geeindig het. Kort hierna het...

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