Category: Namibia

Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 4 - The Last Bite

Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 4 – The Last Bite

| September 23, 2010 | Comments (1)

We head for Swakop for a two day rest and to do some maintenance on our bikes. My 1200adventure is spluttering and coughing at anything over 4000 revs. I am worried about the electronics which I know I can’t repair.

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 Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 3 - Namibian Rock Monsters

Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 3 – Namibian Rock Monsters

| September 23, 2010 | Comments (1)

After our fight with the Sand Monster we took it easy, heading South now via Ongong springs to Palmwag. Ongong spring is amazing, among the rocks and desert this water pours out of the ground.

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Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 2 - Meeting the Sand Monsters

Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 2 – Meeting the Sand Monsters

| September 23, 2010 | Comments (1)

Then we find the powder dust. It looks innocuous until you stamp your boot in it and disappear coughing in a cloud. Its like chalk dust, in between the tracks the middle man is about half a metre high.

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Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 1

Namibian Sand Monsters: Part 1

| September 23, 2010 | Comments (0)

It was 5am Dec 7th and I climbed on my trusty 1200 GS Adventure with the same desperate anticipation of a cooped up dog being promised a walk. Seamus was meeting me at 5.30 at Sasol and we were off, 1200 km’s to go that day…and I waited and I waited and I waited…. Swearing and calling him his real name Shameful! So I left without him…..

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