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- Swimming pool
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... South Africa, I needed to declare them so we turned around and went back inside. We needed make, models and serial numbers for all. Well, that was going to take a while. So, the guy just started making numbers up. It was pretty funny. The guy writing it all down was obviously the stickler for the rules and the guy making things up was not. He winked a lot at me.
Finally we were off and in Namibia heading for Fish ...
... River is the longest river in South Africa, some 2500 kilometers long running from the mountains of Lesotho west and north through South Africa and Namibia to the Atlantic Ocean. It is the Orange River that provides sustenance to the vineyards in northern South Africa and the immense section of vineyard we passed through as we headed north. It was like a vast oasis of grape vines rising out of the desert. Accompanying the vineyards was a settlement of ...
... it roots and all.
Downside - animal poop hazard in abundance!
On the early morning walk we discovered the secluded swimming pool which we jumped into later that day.
After a leisurely breakfast we headed off to Fish River Canyon and spent the next 6 hours driving along its length (or at least a bit of it). Its around 1800FT deep at its deepest (550M). ...
... flat top mountains. Someone had told us there is but one on Namibia so I reckon they wuz telling porkies!
We arrived just on dark after a long day so we hit the cocktails, dinner a few drinks then bed. What awaited us on Saturday was well worth the trip.
This morning we did’t backtrack down the dirt road that we came into camp on last night, which would have taken us back onto the paved road. Instead we continued on the track, up the very steep hill behind the camp to meet up with a different dirt road that we would now be cycling along. A short sharp shock to the system to go up the hill straight out of camp. Got to the top and then realised that my odometer was missing - BUGGER. Meant I had to go back ...