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Namibia Tag

Today was our last early start of the trip, which is kind of sad in a way. I've gone from trip 'firsts' to trip 'lasts' and it feels like time is slipping by way too quickly for my liking. I have LOVED the second half  (Victoria Falls to Cape Town) of my trip so far. In fact, I am tempted to come back next year and do the exact same trip with Intrepid (this time I know what I MUST have and what I can leave behind).

[caption id="attachment_5708" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Tropic of Capricorn![/caption] When I looked at the map of Namibia at the back of Kitonga (our Intrepid Truck) and saw that we'd be passing the Tropic of Capricorn, I was pretty excited. This would be my first time passing this particular tropic and to be passing it in Africa was an added bonus.

[caption id="attachment_5603" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Self Portrait in Spitzkoppe A self portrait at Spitzkoppe, Namibia[/caption]

Sleeping under the stars in Africa is one of those things that many of us dream of. It’s the ultimate camping experience. It’s being one with nature. It’s exposing oneself to the elements and praying that karma is not mad at you.