The World Challenge Etappe 7

The final leg of The World Challenge is postponed. In 2020 we will hopefully travel! We will decide this at 1st of October 2020.

The original stage

  • All 12 countries have their own policies.
  • Few countries have plans of reopening their borders
  • We aborted the inspection trip in March. A new attempt must take place at least 3 months in advance.
  • This Challenge is not possible without an inspection trip.
  • Almost all countries require a visa – these are lengthy procedures.
  • Repatriation from a West African country is a challenge.

The alternative stage

  • We start where we have finished in 2019
    and drive north from Cape Town.
  • Shipping is familiar territory.
  • An inspection trip is possible.
  • Good accommodation is possible.
  • We discover Southwest Africa without other tourists.
  • The most beautiful accommodation is within reach.

The essence

South Africa & Botswana

The start is at The Cape of Good Hope. We stay in Stellenbosch before heading north. Towards the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. We drive into Botswana from the south and visit the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta. We can drive in more places than before!

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Namibia & Angola

We drive into Namibia from the east. Via the coast we drive through the dunes towards Angola. Dine driving takes days, but we do have good accommodation. In Angola we are forced to camp. In the north, the dunes give way to rainforest.

Facts about Angola

  • Old colony of Portugal.
  • Since the early 2000s it’s completely safe.
  • Nature in the south is pristine
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The accommodation

During this adventure we enjoy plenty of luxury hotels and lodges. We camp in Angola along the beach and in the dunes of the desert. This will be about 2/3 nights in total.