Life & Travels Afloat in our Moody

Aus to Cape Town

Leaving Aus, there is a good road south to the border town of Rosh Pinah. Our original first plan had been to cross over at Sendelingsdrif, using the pontoon ferry, … Continue reading

April 23, 2023 · Leave a comment

Windhoek to Aus

After a couple of nights in Windhoek, it was time to head south first to the Quiver Tree forest outside Keetmanshoep. After a night in a quaint ‘igloo’ we explored … Continue reading

April 23, 2023 · Leave a comment

Epupa to Spitzkoppe

The long dirt road route continued for many hours/miles. Eventually reaching Omanji, the glorious sight of a brand new fuel station appeared. Having filled up, it then transpired the card … Continue reading

April 23, 2023 · Leave a comment

Divundu to Epupa

The route runs alongside the Kunene river most of the way.  The river is the border between Namibia and Angola. Our progress was such that we carried on past the … Continue reading

April 3, 2023 · Leave a comment

Ngepi – Tiger Fishing

Our friends, Daniel and Ezeth from Windhoek, were meeting up with us and the highlight was a day tiger fishing on the river. These fish are aggressive and have serious … Continue reading

March 29, 2023 · 1 Comment


Ngepi River Lodge, on the bank of the Kavango river, (think Okavango), is a quirky and fun camp. One notable feature was the river swimming pool in a submerged cage … Continue reading

March 29, 2023 · Leave a comment

Chobe River and Divundu

Kasane, a town on the bank of the river that forms the border with Namibia, was a useful stop to rest after the mammoth drive from Kwai. It also made … Continue reading

March 21, 2023 · Leave a comment

What is it like to do a long bush trip?

There is a lot of planning, not surprisingly. Leaving aside the route and camp bookings, a good 4×4 is essential, like our Land Rover Discovery 4. It needs to have … Continue reading

February 20, 2023 · Leave a comment

That Long Awaited Bush Trip

Back in 2019, we started to plan a six week camping trip in 2020 through Botswana and Namibia, spending as much time as possible in the bush. It involved working … Continue reading

February 18, 2023 · Leave a comment

Red Rock

Before anyone gets the wrong idea, Annemarie took this photo! These Herero ladies seek to show the traditional way of living, including grinding the red sandstone rocks to powder and … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Red Sands

There is a renowned petrified forest at Sossusvlei. Set in the middle of huge red dunes, the contrasting white ‘lake bed’ with its dead tress is both vast and haunting. … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Girl’s Best Friend

Namibia is famous for its diamonds. In fact a large part of the country is ‘off-limits’ without a guide and a permit for fear that you might go off-piste and … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

And for dessert…..

 Namibia has a lot of sand. We saw a lot of it on our road trip, and a lot of it ended up in the car, the sleeping bag, etc. … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · 1 Comment