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Sandboarding on the dunes of Namibia One of the main reasons that we chose the Oasis Overland Coast to Coast trip was because the tour stops in Namibia, and we knew we would be able...

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After the slowest border crossing of our Africa trip, we finally made it to Masvingo.  The border crossing involved our group of 20 standing in a line, waiting for one person behind the counter to...

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We’re now over a month into our overland Africa trip, and after another day of driving on our Oasis Overland truck, we’ve found ourselves in Botswana.  Our first activity in Botswana is will be a...

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After an action-packed Victoria Falls, our overland truck headed over yet another border, this time to Botswana.  We arrived at our campsite earlier than usual, which gives us time for a nice swim in the pool, an afternoon...

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A few days after Dan’s night encounter watching lions hunt, I had the chance for an up-close animal encounter of my own. We arrived in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in our Oasis Overland truck and set up...

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After the excitement of the Serengeti, Zanzibar, and villages near Kilimanjaro, Tanzania is hard to beat.  Our Oasis Overland group crosses over into Malawi, and after a long day on the road, we spend our...

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Six Must-Dos in Sri Lanka

January 3, 2014

1. Go whale watching Nearby whale migration routes have created a popular whale-watching industry. Most trips even claim a 95% chance of seeing a whale. Check out Dan’s post about our experience whale watching. 2....

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Dubai is an amazing city.  Millions of people, dozens of ethnicities, countless skyscrapers, and always a new world-record being broken. We had mixed feelings about visiting a country with so many shady practices and awful...

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We landed in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and after a short 12-hour stay at House of Arts in Mount Lavinia area.  The hotel was more like an art gallery, and is owned by a French film...

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After three weeks in Goa, it’s time to leave our nice little routine of swimming, cooking, and actually getting work done.  Today we flew to Chennai, a huge city on the east coast that we...

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