Monthly Archives: November 2013

La Casa: Swakopmund, Namibia (Sandcastle Apartments)

Where: Sandcastle Apartments, Swakopmund, Namibia When: November – December 2013 Why: No particular reason except that Namibia has a reputation for vastness, beauty, silence, and solitude. Where within Namibia: Swakopmund is a coastal tourist town on the Atlantic Ocean, a former German colonial city. It seemed preferable to the capital of Windhoek for no other […]

The Nomads’ To Do List

A few months ago, while Skyping with my sister, Danielle, I commented that it was time to move to a new country within a few weeks, so we were busy prepping for it. She asked, genuinely curious, “So what does that mean? I assume you each have one backpack, so you pack it up and […]

Photo Gallery: Camping, South African Style

As you read this, we are enroute to Namibia, the next country in our nomadic venturing.  It seems fitting to bid South Africa farewell in a tribute to her overlanders with whom we’ve spent so much time. South African “overlanders” (campers/RV’ers/caravaners) go to one extreme or the other in their caravans: they either drop their tire […]