To some scorpions and snakes are amongst the scariest creatures in the veld and very few people like the idea of encountering them. Whilst the majority of scorpions and snakes are harmless it is important to know how to prevent stings and bites and how to treat these, especially if they may be lethal.
So, you read about all these wonderful places in Africa and you want to go but you don’t know where to start? You are not an experienced camper and you don’t own a 4WD. Don’t despair; there are many beautiful places that you can reach in your 2 wheel drive sedan vehicle and there are plenty of campsites or lodges with excellent facilities. Continue reading How to start travelling Africa
I find that most overland travellers are rather negative about the vet fences found in Namibia and Botswana. Especially if their matured steak which they bought at their favourite butcher back in South Africa is confiscated or if they are told to cook it should they want to take it past a veterinary control point.