A long ride into Namibia

On the 5th of November, we picked up a rental car again (Ford EcoSport this time) and set out towards Namibia. Just outside out Cape Town we picked up some last supplies, mainly gas for our camping cooker and some food. The same day we drove ~6h to make the nearly 600km to Springbok. Unfortunately, […]

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Cape Town: Lion’s Head

Unfortunately, somehow our original post on this topic got deleted – so here is a quick summary of what we had previously written: Our last afternoon in Cape Town we dedicated to Lion’s Head. It is a taxi ride from Cape Town and then roughly 40 minutes to hike up to the top including some […]

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Cape Town: Downtown 

We stayed in Cape Town for a couple of days, mainly to visit the city and its surroundings but also to plan our further trip from here. So we gave our first rental car, a Hyndai i10 grande, back and rented a bit more off-road capable car, the Ford EcoSport for the next part of […]

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Cape Town: Table Mountain 

On our first morning in Cape Town, we had a splendid view from our breakfast room over the city and onto Table Mountain (on the left), Lion’s Head (the pointy peak in the center) as well as Signal Hill (on the right). To make the most of the view and the great weather that day and because […]

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Penguins and Cape Point

We left Stellenbosch and the lovely wine region in the morning from the Stumble Inn hostel en route to Cape Point. Hands up to the staff from the Stumble Inn who were kind enough to let us sleep in a different dorm in the middle of the night because the snoring of the only other […]

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