While not an exhaustive list of our stops. These pages will provide some insight on the start and end points of each section of the journey. This may change frequently as interesting areas are discovered or external factors force us in a different direction.
40.Ntoum AREA AIRSTRIP, GABON (EQ01)
Located just south of Libreville in Gabon. This small strip is just past the equator. There is a small airstrip available as well as white sandy beaches to park your float plane.
Route: DNCA (Fuel) - FKKC - FKKB - FGRI - BTA - OCS - FOOL (Fuel) - EQ01
Noumbi is a very small village north of Pointe-Noir in the Republic of Congo.
Route: EQ01 - FOOG - FOGA - FOOY(Fuel) - FCPN
42.Cabo Lefo (FN19)
Located south of Luanda, the capital city of Angola. Situated on Angola's northern Atlantic coast, Luanda is Angola's administrative center, its chief seaport, and also the capital of the Luanda Province. Luanda and its metropolitan area is the most populous Portuguese-speaking capital city in the world and the most populous Lusophone city outside Brazil, with over 8.3 million inhabitants.
Route: FCPN - FCPP (Fuel) - FNCA - FZAG - FNSO - FNZE - FNAM - FNLU - FN19
Agriculture is the main source of income in Namibe Province, the principal crops being citrus fruits, olives, guava, millet, and livestock, including the rearing of sheep and goats. Fishing is another means of livelihood for the people of Namibe Province. About 200 km from the city of Namibe the Portuguese authorities founded the Iona National Park, Angola's oldest and largest national park, proclaimed as a reserve in 1937 and upgraded to a national park in 1964.
Route: FN19 - FNPA (Fuel) - FNSU - FNCT - FNMO
We land today in a town called Opuwo (listed as Opuwa). Opuwo has a population of about 20,000 and is the main commercial hub of this region in Namibia.
Route: FNM1(Fuel) - AG01 - FYPP - FYPE - FYPG (Fuel) - FYOP
We are making our way through more epic regions to a small airstrip called Kansimba Landing in the Karabib region. The Karibib area was a waterhole known under the name Otjandjomboimwe. In 1904 the place became important as a railway hub for ferrying troops in the Herero and Namaqua War.
Route: FYOP - FYKP - FYKO - FYKF - FYKX - FYUS - FYPJ - FYKA (Fuel) - FYOT
Helmeringhausen is a settlement in southern Namibia. Helmeringhausen does not have an official governing body nor status as it is completely situated on private land, and all infrastructure except the roads are part of Farm Helmeringhausen.
Route: FYOT - FYON - FYWE - FYWC - FYRS - FYMN - FYSL (Fuel) - FYMM - FYBB
Vaalputs is the only South African radioactive waste-disposal facility, called the Vaalputs Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility, operated by NECSA. The facility is located about 100 km south-east of Springbok, in the Northern Cape. It covers an area of approximately 10,000 hectares.
Route: FYBB - FYAS - FYPT - FYND (Fuel) - FAUC - FAUA - FASB - FAVA
Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and also the legislative capital of South Africa. Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town, as the oldest urban area in the Western Cape, it was developed by the Dutch East India Company as a supply station for Dutch ships sailing to East Africa, India, and the Far East.
Route: FAVA - FALF - FACV - FAFC - FACI - FAQN - FAQK - FANZ - FAOC - FAPU - FACT
Plettenberg Bay, is the primary town of the Bitou Local Municipality in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It was originally named Bahia Formosa ("beautiful bay") by early Portuguese explorers and lies on South Africa's Garden Route 210 km from Port Elizabeth and about 600 km from Cape Town. Nelson Bay Cave on Robberg and Matjies River Cave at nearby Keurboomstrand were inhabited for over 100,000 years by Middle Stone Age man and then later by ancestors of the Khoisan, who were possibly the same people who traded with the Portuguese survivors of the Sao Goncalves shipwreck. Their tools, ornaments and food debris can be viewed in these caves, which are still being excavated.
Route: FACT - FACG - FAEY - FASX - FAUE - FAOS - FALN - FAPC - FAOH - FAPG