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Zanzibar to Capetown - Overland in 8 Days

Africa at its finest

Drove 7.000km in 8 days from Tanzania via Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana (Okavango Delta) into South Africa via the Transkei to Capetown in a vintage Landcruiser. The trip included one change of the whole transmission, one motor repair and one welding of the broken chassis.

Our favourite hotels on the way:

Serena Zanzibar *****
Kempinski Daressalaam *****
Taj Pamozi Lusaka *****
Royal Livingstone *****
Savute Elephant Camp *****
Sun Hotel Gaborone ****
Sun City *****
The Westcliff Johannesburg *****
The Grace Capetown *****

Gentlemen, start your engines. Daressalaam, Tanzania

Gentlemen, start your engines. Daressalaam, Tanzania

Malawi

Malawi

Zambia - Congo Border area

Zambia - Congo Border area

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (Wikipedia)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (Wikipedia)

Chobe, Botswana

Chobe, Botswana

Moremi, Botswana

Moremi, Botswana

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana

At The Palace at Sun City, South Africa ...

At The Palace at Sun City, South Africa ...

... with ANC-comrade John

... with ANC-comrade John

Road Sign near Johannesburg

Road Sign near Johannesburg

Selborne Lodge and Golf Club near Durban where Harald's compatriot and FIFA-delegate Burgstaller was tragically shot at the 9th hole

Selborne Lodge and Golf Club near Durban where Harald's compatriot and FIFA-delegate Burgstaller was tragically shot at the 9th hole

Harald doing the highest Bungee Jump in the World (216m), Garden Route, South Africa

Harald doing the highest Bungee Jump in the World (216m), Garden Route, South Africa

Done! That was a quick and dirty 7.000km trip!

Done! That was a quick and dirty 7.000km trip!

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The essence of East Africa and South Africa in two movies (Amazon):

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Posted by LuxuryRogue 21:32 Archived in Tanzania Tagged overland adventure luxury danger speed

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