The first town you see after the Namibian border on the Trans Kalahari is Gobabis (with Hippo very close). This is a very interesting town and you can get a first glimpse of Herero women. They are always dressed in colorful clothes and headdress.

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Trans Kalahari

The Trans Kalahari is a loooooooooooong stretch of road from Johannesburg to Walvisbay. If you leave Johannesburg and drive without stopping you will be in Walvisbay in about 24 hours. It passes Kang and Gobabis and the vast Namib desert. Therefore there is a lot of time for taking pictures. Enjoy!

MiekieNamibia 2010 025 DSC02537 DSC02539There are lots and lots of donkeys next to the road. They where shot by the thousands in the 1980’s due to overpopluation. You can find another article here.DSC02543 DSC02545 DSC02546 DSC02547 DSC02548 DSC02562 MiekieNamibia 2010 021Pitsane means place of horses. This sign is in Botswana.