Namibia Part 5: Etosha At Last

From Twyfelfontein, we drove another 300kms North-ish for our biggest adventure; 3 nights in Andersson’s Camp, 8km from the Etosha gates.

We stopped on the way to visit the Petrified Forest on our ¬†way up. The ‘Forest’ is basically a bunch of logs that were washed down an ancient river 200 million years ago, and have been fossilised while buried in the sand.

DH and I found it all fascinating as you can see the rings, bark and knots of these ancient trees, but it was very hot and the kids were decidedly underwhelmed. They were just pleased when we got in the car and headed off again. read more