• Posted:Wednesday, September 30, 2009
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Go on a backpacking minibreak

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Go on a backpacking minibreak
It's a sad but true fact that, as you get older, time seems to get shorter and the things you really want to do get lost in the face of going to work, paying bills, cooking dinner and watching your nephew's school plays. Every which way you turn, there's responsibility knocking at your front door and the idea of packing all your troubles in your old backpack and rolling out of the front door on an adventure - like you used to - seems to be something to be looked at through rose-tinted glasses for the rest of your life.

If that sounds familiar, then don't despair just yet because Real Gap - a force to be reckoned with in the gap year travel industry - have come up with a fantastic idea to help people with time constraints still see the world. Thanks to them, backpackers can now head to Namibia on a whirlwind tour from as little as four days.

On their eight day extravaganza, for example, backpackers can visit the coastal town of Swakopmund, the wild countryside of Okonjima and camp under the night sky in Spitzkoppe. A wide range of activities are also put on, with anything from sand boarding to dolphin cruises. A visit to the Etosha National Park - which has many native animals, including giraffes, lions, springboks and zebras - is included in the trip as well.

If you haven't been downtrodden by the daily humdrum of existence just yet and are planning a round-the-world voyage, Real Gap can help you out there too. They offer two globetrotting tours and you can choose when it is you travel.ADNFCR-2435-ID-19385677-ADNFCR
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