After many months of anticipation and frankly a bit of disbelief that this would actually come to fruition, I am officially on my way to Africa! Namibia to be more precise where I am volunteering as a driver for a photography and biology study abroad course. For the next 25 days I will be traveling with 9 students, 2 other drivers, 1 camp boss/cook, and the love of my life. Unbelievable. I think I'm still in a state of disbelief but it's starting to feel a bit more real as I am sitting on the ferry with my two packs next to me on the first of many legs of this journey. I love to think of my travels in terms of the mode of transportation one takes along the way to arrive at their destination and as far as I can speculate, the next 4 days of travel should look something like this:
Car-->ferry boat-->walking-->train-->airplane-->car-->airplane-->train-->airplane-->airplane-->4x4 right hand manual drive safari vehicle!!
This will all occurs along the following one way route: