Last week, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, living a Travelife, I took off from the airport of the a town called Uppington and landed right smack in the middle of the Kalahari Desert.
There’s no commercial airport here, so I had to land in a private air strip in the middle of nowhere. We parked our plane here and transferred to a 4×4 made for desert drives.
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NOWHERE ELSE TO EAT
It was a four-hour drive to the lodge via sandy roads and about 90 dunes from the airstrip — I wasn’t kidding about being in the middle of nowhere — so we decided to first have lunch at the only restaurant within a 100-kilometer radius.