Carnet de Passages en Douane deposit finally released

Two and half years ago I had to leave my Yellow Monster behind in Namibia and today I finally got back my deposit for the Carnet de Passages en Douane. So what is this Carnet, why did it take so long to get the deposit back, and how did I get my exit stamp in Namibia? That’s what I’m going to share with you.

The Yellow Monster, I and Sander, in better times in Namibia

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Our heroes from Namibia

These two wonderful people have helped Sander and me enormously after our unfortunate accident in Namibia.

On the right Hannes, 20 minutes after the accident he and his wife were the first ones on crashsite and gave us fantastic support and first aid. On the left Servaas, our Dutch Consul in Windhoek, who on the evening of King’s Day(!) awaited us after the ambulance flight on the Windhoek airport and supported the successive days enormously while we were hospitalized.

This morning they received a present from us that a friend of Sander has delivered for us in Windhoek.

Great few days in Cape Town

Climbing Table Mountain, wine tasting, oysters, sushi and more wine tasting. Nice and positive way to end this trip after the accident. Thanks Paul & Kate for showing me around and the great support last couple of weeks!

Weekend in Lüderitz

Last Tuesday Paul and Kate picked me up in Windhoek to arrange things around the car. The recent days we have been busy with picking out the luggage, paperwork at the police and customs and finding a buyer for the wreck. Now a weekend in Lüderitz and Monday and Tuesday ticking off the last points. And then… I can travel with Paul and Kate to Cape Town, so that I can finish the adventure in a way. And Sander, he arrived safely in NL this morning!