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Fish Canyon is the largest natural canyon in Africa and second largest in the world after the Grand Canyon. Last March we visited the Grand Canyon and two years we took a train trip through the Copper Canyon in Mexico. We were excited to see what the Fish Canyon would look like.
We drove for three hours through the Kalahari Desert from the Quiver Tree campsite in Keetmanshoop to the canyon. Along the way, we were on the lookout for ...
Day 17 - 15th. DecAnother morning in the van driving through the desert to our next campsite just over the border into S.Africa and on the Orange River. A green belt on the irrigated banks - the first greenery we have seen for some time. In the afternoon we paddled 5 ...
... farmhouse that had been converted to a camp and hotel, and features a restaurant/bar with lots of vintage vehicles as well as hundreds of old signs and licence plates on the walls. This was our first chance to try a little local food in the form of game. I tried both springbok and oryx steaks which were both delicious and not too tough or gamey. Perhaps ostrich will be ...
... Germans. Surprising also because they weren't even there that long given that Germany took control of the area which it called South West Africa in the late 1800s and were kicked out during WWI. Past transgressions seem to be largely irrelevant and German influence has remained strong- it has been a destination of choice for many German expats and vacation types (and most restaurants offer up a wonderful schnitzel of some sort).
The discovery of diamonds in ...
By mid afternoon we had arrived at the small town of Clanwilliam where we were to spend the night. We checked into Clanwilliam Lodge which was a large colonial style building, a little bit on the run down side but with some character. We went for a look around the town, admiring its several churches and charming houses and gardens but soon found ourselves back at the lodge. There was not a lot to see in the town and as ...