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We started the day with a walk around the township of Ausenkher. The homes and the shops were made of reeds, most people in the community are employed by the local farmers picking grapes. The community was clean and people were friendly. It is however hard to see such huge divided between rich and poor. Heading north we stopped in the desert, …
... 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 ...
... wildlife. First a lone Springbok followed by a lone Steenbok, then a group of Oryx in the distance, and some kudu closer to the road. A few photo ops before we carried on to the canyon. Fish River Canyon offers a truly spectacular vision, an immense canyon carved out of the desert. We walked along the rim for about half a kilometer, enjoying the beauty of the canyon and surrounding desert for a short time before piling onto the truck. Leban was intent ...
... 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 ...