Dear Harold and Maude,
I know, I’d promised new names. We will get there—we still have five weeks to come up with them. Five weeks until you launch yourselv […]
The trouble with having a blog is a sudden desire to take basic elements like your decision to go to Africa with shoes that suddenly feel too small, […]
Last week, I left Jackson. I’d lived there just long enough to have a hard time leaving. I’d lived there just long enough to call it a home, though, to othe […]
Home In Namibia, Photo by Peter Doucette
–In collaboration with Petzl, check out the good things, and the good people who make that company one of the be […]
A video short from Chris Alstin at www.alstrinfilms.com
Namibia Video 2: Southern Crossing from Majka Burhardt on Vimeo.
Majka Burhardt on Southern Crossing, 5.11+, V. Photo by Peter Doucette.
On June 1st, Peter Doucette, Kate Rutherford and I completed Southern Crossing: a 1300-f […]
What it Takes to Want a First Ascent
Namibia Movie 1 from Majka Burhardt on Vimeo.
Southern Crossing, 5.11+, V, Brandberg, Namibia. Photo by Peter Doucette.
“Was Namibia everything you expected it to be?” my friend Kyle asked me this morni […]
People here call Namibia “Easy Africa.” The roads, when they’re tarred, are great. You can get a fully kitted out 4X4 with bed linens and a lantern. You c […]
Antananarivo, Noola, Luanda…or Windhoek?
I’ve been in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, for 48 hours—just now longer than it took to get here. […]