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When I decided in 2019 that I was going to return to Namibia, I knew that there were two things that were absolutely key. The first was that I wanted to do this trip as a self-drive, as I absolutely love the freedom that comes from travelling your own route on your own time. The second criteria was that I wanted to visit the Caprivi Strip.
For many years overland trucks have been a regular sighting across the continent of Africa. These heavyweight trucks are designed to travel long distances, across all the different terrains as they travel between varying and diverse countries. From lush green areas to deserts to beach to the savannah, there are very few places they can not go.
Kafue - which is located in Zambia, is one of the world’s largest National Parks. It covers an area of around 8,600 square miles (22,400 km2), and is larger than a number of countries including eSwatini (formally Swaziland), Slovenia, the Gambia and Qatar. It is situated in the western part of Zambia, and is about a 3 hour drive from the capital of Lusaka.