WEEK 6: CABO LEDO

30 April – 6 May -TH Spent an idyllic week in Cabo Ledo and surrounds, surfing amazing waves, eating seafood and staying with our new friend Paulo. He helped us get our suspension fixed and introduced us to some Brazillian mechanics who ended up helping us with some work on the car. Also met up [...]

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WEEK 5: THE ANGOLAN COAST

23 April – 29 April – BE Angola is an amazing country! It is absolutely beautiful with landscapes that range from long deserted beaches and crumbling desert to thorn bushveld and lush tropical plantations. Of course the history of the country is tragic and is evident wherever you go. There are still large areas that [...]

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WEEK 4: BAOBABS, GHOSTS AND POTHOLES

The first night in Angola – JF We Namibia and entered Angola at the border to Oshikango or Santa Claus on the Angola side… We met a guy at the border who said it would take us about 5 hours to drive the 400km’s to Lubango (apparently Angola’s second largest city). We were confident we [...]

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WEEK 3: GUNS & RHINOS

9 April – 15 April – TH Drove to Swakopmund, stayed in the Currie’s awesome beach house for a few days, surfed great waves at Guns and replaced the radiator. Dropped Mike off at the bus stop and picked up Stone. Drove to Ongava (next to Etosha), stayed with Stu and Abbey for a fantastic [...]

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WEEK 2: THE NAMIBE DESERT

2 April – 8 April – MA We travelled North (Slowly) and went to stay with Tim’s cousin on their Karakul farm where they have a beautiful working campsite. For two days we were fed and told stories about how the farm operates, the politics and value of Hoodia (a appetite suppressant plant – which [...]

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The original trip

March 2007: Tim, Lurks & Stone mission north from Cape Town up the west coast of Africa, in search of good waves and good times. Their vehicle: a trusty 1981 Landcruiser named Mzee Kobe (The Old Tortoise). Their final destination: London... finally arriving almost a year behind schedule in latter 2008!

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