Escaping a Mob of Hostile Rural South Africans in Coffee Bay

Coffee Bay looked like a perfect place to stop and spend the night during my road trip in South Africa. A beautiful beachside town in the wild coast sounds, what could go wrong? Journey to Coffee Bay Our journey started in Durban as Karen and myself started driving towards Coffee Bay. As soon as we arrived…

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My Complete Zambia, Botswana, and Namibia spending breakdown

In this blog post, I will list all my Zambia, Botswana, and Namibia spending breakdown. If you look carefully below at the numbers, I could have avoided paying more than I did if I had joined a tour group.     My Zambia, Botswana, and Namibia spending breakdown Zambia and Botswana Multi entry visa – $106.4…

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My Experience in the World’s Highest Country of Lesotho

Lesotho’s lowest elevation point is at about 1400 meters above sea level making it the highest country in the world. Besides this cool fun fact, that is not the only reason you should visit this country. The people in Lesotho are some of the warmest and their landscape some of the most jaw-dropping. If you…

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My 23 Hour Overnight Bus Ride from Zambia to Namibia

I really wanted to travel from Zambia to Namibia, no matter what it took. Since I was in the area already, I might as well see both Victoria Falls and Sossusvlei. But how can I see both places without breaking the bank? Flights between African countries are quite expensive even if you take a “budget” carrier….

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Car Crash Nightmare in Namibia

The car crash happened so fast. One minute I was deep asleep, the next minute the car was spinning out of control. Next thing I knew we were driving up a sandbank as we crashed at the side of the road. I was sitting at the front passenger seat and Karen was very fearful that…

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