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!

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I told you the Trans Kalahari is loooong. A lot of time for pictures:-)

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When you reach Kang you are halfway! Fill up the car, buy a colddrink and get ready( there is even a swimming pool) for the last few kilometres to the border.

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SSA42840 And finally!The Namibian border! MiekieNamibia 2010 081 MiekieNamibia 2010 082 MiekieNamibia 2010 083 MiekieNamibia 2010 085 MiekieNamibia 2010 086 MiekieNamibia 2010 087  Digital Image The first town after the Namibian border is Gobabis