Daily Archives: February 6, 2010

T.I.A. – “This is Africa” 1

It was a stark contrast from Quad Biking through the massive sand dunes in Swakopmund, Namibia yesterday to the walk through the shanty towns today. Sure, I had a great time enjoying the natural scenery and the adrenaline of flying up the dunes at 90 km/hour, but the walk I took through the townships today […]

Shanty Town in Swakopmund

Namibian Sand Dunes

Sand is not just for the Beach…

A 4:30 AM wake up call usually comes with a very important purpose. This morning it definitely did. The Namibian desert is home to the world’s tallest sand dunes. 800 kilometres of rust red sand, towering more than 300 metres. Our wake up call was to watch the sunrise over dune 45. I could not […]

Grand Canyon: Part Deux

I boarded the expedition vehicle in Cape Town and just by looking at this marvel of machinery, I could already tell I was in for a fantastic voyage. The first stop was a tiny camp on the Orange River. An early morning rise and it is off on a canoe trip looking for water birds […]

Fish River Canyon