Travel Blogs from Naukluft, Namibia

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Nambib Desert, Hardap, Namibia travel blog

Nambib Desert

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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We drove from the Norther Lush Landscape 400k south to Sossusvlei hoping to get an Balloon flight early tomorrow , if it Windy like today then of course there will be No Flight. We stopped in solitaire to ask for Directions and I ended up chatting with ...

"This is What We Call Adventure"

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... plumbing, potable water, shower  built to fit a family of five. Our tent had a big front porch looking out over the Naukluft mountains, with a kitchen and braai on the porch. And the camp had a pool and full-service bar, so we settled right in for a ...

An Unforgettable Day at the Dunes, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

An Unforgettable Day at the Dunes

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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After the best sleep I've had on this Namibian tour, we set off in a northerly direction for 295 km towards Hammerstein Lodge. This would be our gateway to the Sossusvlei red dunes the following day and this lodge has a selection of animals either ...

Naukluft Mountains, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Naukluft Mountains

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

Second full day at Naukluft enjoying the mountains and wildlife. Might try the 17km Waterkloof trail to see kudu, zebra, oryx and baboons on foot.  Today we did our 17km trek which as rewarding but super tiring. Apart from a few blisters and scrapes, ...

Day 4 - Half way and getting easier!, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 4 - Half way and getting easier!

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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5 April 2009 - Sunday (Day 4 - 17km to go) I woke up to another puffy eye. This time the other eye!!! But this time I'm not alone. Uncle Bernard has the same problem. We have coined the term 'buff eye' as he also slept with a buff covering his face. ...

Day 8 - The end of a wonderful journey, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 8 - The end of a wonderful journey

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... close to the end we spent a long time by the pools. It wasn't an hour after leaving the pools that we finally reached the Naukluft Park shelter. Feeling really light on my feet, I even raced Peter to the finish line. I lost. A group photo later, and ...

Sizzling, Scorching, Sandy, Surreal Sossuvlei, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Sizzling, Scorching, Sandy, Surreal Sossuvlei

A travel blog entry by ashah_008

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5am start to catch the sunrise over the dunes...Hiked to the top of Dune 40 to catch some terrific sunrise scenes. Quite glad we chose to do Dune 40 instead of the more popular Dune 45 as there were hardly any people around. We even got to see an ...

Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia travel blog

Namib Desert

A travel blog entry by danacarlson

Red sand all over everything and ...

Day 7 - Crazy chains and severe water restrictions, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 7 - Crazy chains and severe water restrictions

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... to wear the same clothes every day seemed great!! Oh, and the ultimate luxuries - hot water, and body cream. The water in the Naukluft really dried your skin out and you just didn't have the cream to moisturise it at all. It was crying out for a little ...

Dunes, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Dunes

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

Pre-dawn departure into the dunes of Sossusvlei for sunrise. Visiting Dead Vlei, Sossusvlei and returning to Sesriem via Dune 45. Continuing on to overnight at Agama River Camp. This morning we got u very early! 4:30 was the time the majority of us got ...

Sand Dunes, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Sand Dunes

A travel blog entry by cocksafrica

Drove through more mountains and desert to arrive at Sossusvlei Lodge.  Again spectacular.  Welcomed by management with our drink.  Our individual lodges are half solid building and half tent with a patio overlooking the veld and the ...

Boomdouche, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Boomdouche

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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... een stuk auto onderweg achtergelaten, maar hij rijdt nog steeds en tie wraps doen wonderen (hoop ik). Deze campsite, tussen de Naukluft Mountains, kenmerkt zich door een overdaad aan rust en ruimte. De dichtstbijzijnde andere site is 500m weg en daar zit ...

After Sossusvlei, back to where it all began!, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

After Sossusvlei, back to where it all began!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... were built up in the trees.  They were quite something to see from under! It was 1:30pm when we left the Namib-Naukluft Park and while never looking back, my adventure here in this Namibian Park was more than an amazing one!    ...

Just 'Dune' it!, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Just 'Dune' it!

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... is no roadside assistance, however, most people will stop if they see a vehicle in distress. We had two mishaps on our trip, both in Namibia. The first one was getting a flat tire on the way to the Swampy Pond, the second one involved getting stuck in mud ...

Naukluft Mountains, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Naukluft Mountains

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

Arriving at Naukluft Mountains and a chance to explore the area.  Jon's Birthday!  We all had our kits packed up before breakfast, apart from the three "more responsible" people. We then got cosy in the truck ready for the long journey ahead. We ...

A walk to the bottom of the Sesriem Canyon, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

A walk to the bottom of the Sesriem Canyon

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... as the second most important tourist attraction in the area after Deadvlei/Sossusvlei, was where we went to right after leaving Namib-Naukluft Park.   Can't say it was very far from the park though, a mere eight minute drive which ...

Oct 21, 2011, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

Oct 21, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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Day 1 - Dazed and Disillusioned, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 1 - Dazed and Disillusioned

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... joints would also ache if not in motion for a while. But the good news was that he survived!!! It was obvious that the Naukluft was enjoying the rewards of a good rainy season. Tiny little frogs spotted the river bed and rocks as they hopped around in ...

Walking In The Sand, Namib Naukluft National Park, Namibia travel blog

Walking In The Sand

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... nbsp; We are 90 km. (56 mi.) from the entrance and it is going to take an hour and a half to get there. Namib Naukluft Park is the fourth largest national park in the world!  Covering an area of 4.9 million hectares (12.1 million acres), it stretches ...

Climbing Dune 45!, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

Climbing Dune 45!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 14 - morning Day 7 - Northern Experience Tour              35 Celsius, cloudless blue sky, hot It was almost 8:00am when I started to walk towards Dune 45.  Even at this early hour of the ...

Day 6 - Hiking the flats on auto drive, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 6 - Hiking the flats on auto drive

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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7 April 2009 - Tuesday (Day 6 - 16km to go) The gators seemed like a hit. My success has inspired everyone (even those who already had a pair of gators) to make use of my method to keep the seeds out of their socks. Although the real gators provided ...

Second climb of the morning....Big Daddy Dune!, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

Second climb of the morning....Big Daddy Dune!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 14 - mid-morning Day 7 - Northern Experience Tour             42 Celsius, deep blue sky, very hot As you know, I was already exhausted from having climbed Dune 45 earlier this morning!   ...

Day 2 - Alive and walking, but barely, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 2 - Alive and walking, but barely

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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3 April 2009 - Friday (Day 2 - 15km to go) I woke with headlights shining in my eyes, as people packed away in the dark. I tried to snooze for as long as possible before forcing myself out of bed. Peter boiled some water for coffee, and for our ...

Sunrise over the Namib Desert dunes!, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

Sunrise over the Namib Desert dunes!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to the road and accessible.   It was named "Dune 45" due to its distance from the Sesriem / Sossusvlei Namib Naukluft Park entrance’s gates being 45 km!   Dah!   Doesn’t need very much imagination to figure this ...

Dune 45 and the Bushman, Naukluft National Park, Namibia travel blog

Dune 45 and the Bushman

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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Wednesday 16th September. Up and tents packed predawn we were in the truck for the hour drive to the Naukluft National Park. Driving at sunrise was beautiful and the air still , we saw 2 hot air balloons in the distance ( at 400 US plus too expensive ...

Into the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Into the Namib Desert

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald

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... so we had quite an early night. Yesterday we had a really long day on the road but camped next to Orange River on the SA/Namibia border. The landscape is like nothing in Britain, nothing there for 100s of miles at a time. The Orange river was nice and the ...

Naukluft  Hike - 120k's in 8 days, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Naukluft Hike - 120k's in 8 days

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... one typically would see, but would usually be greeted by plains of rocks and sand - a fair difference. On arrival in the Naukluft, we firstly checked in with the guards at the front. Paid our dues, handed in our medical certificates and in return were ...

Early morning drive to Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

Early morning drive to Namib-Naukluft Park

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... the front and on either side of the vehicle.   Yeahhh! From the lodge way up to the entrance gates of Sesriem / Sossusvlei Namib Naukluft Park, we had more than an hour drive ahead of us, 70 km in total!  Most of us dozed off and I was ...

Day 5 - Bewildered, beaten and blistered, Naukluft, Namibia travel blog

Day 5 - Bewildered, beaten and blistered

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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6 April 2009 - Monday (Day 5 - 17km to go) I can see!!! I do not have buff eye!!! I have beaten it!!! Small things could mean the difference between complete elation and a broken spirit. This one little victory did much to give me a bit of a high for ...

DEADVLEI.......a strange new world!, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia travel blog

DEADVLEI.......a strange new world!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 14 - late morning Day 7 - Northern Experience Tour             42 Celsius, deep blue sky, very hot I felt strange!  Sooooo strange!   I just can't describe it but in a way, I ...

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