Camping in Northern Namibia

This past Thursday ended a 31-day camping trip across Namibia with some new friends that I had made in Windhoek. What does one do in Namibia for a month as a group of friendly strangers? Personally, I started by heading West and then South and to see some of the more well known Namibian attractions such as Sossusvlei and Fish River Canyon. After the first 10 days, we (Alvaro, Andrea, and myself) returned back to Windhoek to drop off our fourth travel partner Ellie before driving out again to conquer the North. Driving and camping in this part of the country is not for the faint of heart and our fully kitted 4×4 proved to be all too necessary (Van Zyl’s Pass, anyone?). But our rewards for braving the trails were far beyond what I expected. Add Namibia to the growing list of countries with more to offer than I could have possibly imagined back home. A typical day on the road went something like this…

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