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Dan

April 17, 2016

Africa Chapter III: Trek Part III

Let me preface this post by saying I could have done an entire blog just on this trek alone, but chose to cut out a lot of the content for the attention span of those reading. That said, our decent was probably the hardest part of the trip, but also the most fun. As we […]

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Dan

April 16, 2016

Africa Chapter III: Trek Part II

The entirety of the trek blended together into the quickest 6 days of my life. Wake up (6:00 am), breakfast, pack up, move out, trek until around 3/4 pm, set up camp, rest until the next day, do it again. The routine was draining in the same sense a marathon or extreme athletic event is, […]

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Dan

April 10, 2016

Africa Chapter III: Trek Part I

Months prior to the trip, a Google search of ‘Top Treks in the World’ led Christine and I to pursuing the Drakensberg Traverse. This trek is through the Drakensberg “Dragon” mountain range in South Africa. They get their ‘dragon’ name from different rock formation features as well as from the wispy clouds floating through the […]

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Dan

January 25, 2016

Trekking in Africa: Preparation

TL;DR March 3rd to the 27th, heading to Africa for a 3 week trip to visit Peace Corps volunteer Christine Callahan. Week one: living in Outjo, Namibia. Week two: trekking the Drakensberg Traverse. Week three: living in Swakopmund. The following post includes our itinerary flowchart tool and general packing list. What’s happening? I have been […]

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