Posts by Kendrick


Last updated: 01/17/17Travelling to South Africa, Namibia and Zambia hasn’t been as cheap as I would have hoped, but after spending a month backpacking Africa on our own, we did pretty well all things considered. Here is my complete spending breakdown for three weeks in South Africa and one week combined between Namibia, Zambia, and a brief bus through Botswana: Zambia • Multi entry visa – $80 USD • 2 Nights in Jollyboys...

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Last updated: 01/13/17Victoria Falls is one of the most iconic waterfalls in the world. I was definitely excited to see it, and thought it would be one of the highlights of my trip to the Southern African region. Upon arriving in Livingstone, Zambia, I checked into Jollyboys Backpackers, and immediately got a taxi to take Karen and myself to Victoria Falls. After paying for entrance fee, I was overcome with excitement, as we walked...

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Last updated: 01/13/17After reading some guides online on where would be a good place to visit in South Africa, we decided to do a quick stop in Coffee Bay so we can explore the local infamous wild coast. Located here is some of the best beaches for surfing. The only downside is that you must drive through some of the worst unpaved roads in South Africa. Everything seems to be going according to plan. The drive down towards the beach...

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Last updated: 01/4/17It happened so fast. I was taking a nap during our drive from Sossusvlei to Windhoek after seeing the world famous sand dunes, and Deadvlei, when suddenly the car spun out of control. I went from asleep to full awake in a split second. The only thing that was running through my head as we were about to crash into the sandbanks on the side of the road was “I hope no one gets seriously hurt”. Thankfully, the...

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Last updated: 12/28/16Zambia is a beautiful country, and one of the safer ones in the Southern African region. Widely popular for being the location of Victoria Falls, this country definitely gets its fair share of tourists each year. My plan was to see Victoria Falls, then cross over to Botswana to see Chobe National Park when I arrived in Zambia. However, I wish I did more research, or even wished there was more information online...

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