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On the last day in Cape Town me and Matt went to Robben Island which the place where Nelson Mandela was in prisoned for 17 years. It was quite interesting but we just got shuffled around like sheep. It was nowhere near as good as went I went to Alcatraz. The good thing was tho I got to see penguins in the wild. Considering we were in Africa I was …
Day 34-37 Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon/Gariep River
Head to the emptiness of the Namib Desert, you'll spend the first night in the mystical village of Solitaire.
The next day you'll visit Sossusvlei - a clay pan enclossed by the world's largest sand dunes. You'll also stop at Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon that's invisible from even a ...
... The timing ended up being just right and the light on the canyon was pretty spectacular by the time we arrived. It was super windy, but there wasn't another car or soul in any direction. We stayed until 9h and then made our way back, so we could breakfast with the others and drive to the Ai-Ais Hot Springs. Compared to some of the other (better) thermal springs in the world, these are actually indoors with a few jets bubbling up the hot water. There are a bunch of ...
After leaving Swakopmund, we drove to Sesriem, the gateway to the famous dunes of the Namib desert. When you imagine a desert, most people picture golden sand as far as you can see, and dunes rising tall around you. This trip has shown me that this is not the case at all. Much of the Kalahari desert, in Botswana, was simply flat bushland, with dead grass and thorny bushes. Driving from Swakopmund to Sesriem, we passed areas of perfectly flat sand, as far ...
... Fish River Canyon definitely rivals the Grand Canyon being also very majestic. We were told it was unusual for the river to be flowing and we enjoyed the spectacular views both from the lookout and along the 2km canyon top walk back to the truck for lunch at the scenic picnic spot. We arrived mid afternoon at the Orange River which is also ...