In Pictures: A Glimpse Into Lewis Hamilton’s Ethereal Return to His Roots in Africa

Published 08/09/2022, 11:25 AM EDT

The world of F1 is at a halt thanks to the summer break. However, Lewis Hamilton is not complaining. The Mercedes world champion went into the break with five podiums in the last five races, which is a huge upgrade in terms of results compared to the start of the season. Hamilton would want to continue the momentum once the racing resumes.

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However, as of now, Hamilton is not thinking about Formula 1 and is tracing his roots through Africa. The entire journey so far has been a “grounding experience” according to the world champion.

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Hamilton is currently in Namibia and if you’ve never heard of it, it’s soon going to be on your list. The South African country is absolutely stunning, as Hamilton’s Instagram stories will tell you. The Mercedes man is sharing absolutely breathtaking views on his stories and coming across 900-year-old trees.

The sunsets, the view from his hot-air balloon ride, the astonishing topography, the wildlife, and stunning videos, everything about Hamilton’s Instagram stories will give you wanderlust.

Hamilton even shared a photo of the group accompanying him on the trip. It is surely a group of people he considers close, close enough to label the photo ‘brothers’.

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Hamilton’s Instagram post will also give you a sense of the deep emotional connection he has with the people accompanying him.

Lewis Hamilton pours his heart out on Instagram post as he gets closer to his roots

It wasn’t just photos Hamilton shared from his trip so far. The Mercedes man’s experience has been so surreal that the world champion couldn’t help but share his feelings.

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Hamilton confessed, “I feel like I have gained a new perspective on life, grown an even stronger love for animals, and became even closer with my brothers who I’ve shared this special journey with. Everywhere I look, I’m surrounded by so much beauty, and I feel truly re-centred and at peace.”

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We can’t wait to see more stunning pictures of Hamilton’s trip. Can you?

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Mahim Suhalka

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Mahim Suhalka is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. This Sports Management post-graduate is an ardent supporter of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team and their lead driver, Lewis Hamilton. The fact that Lewis dominated one of the most expensive sports in the world for all these years, despite his humble beginnings, has been a huge inspiration for Mahim and has made him a tenured fan of the competitive sport itself.

Edited By: Ranvijay Singh

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