Hoodia Desert Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... real world". In the morning we went to the Sesrim Canyon and had a roam around inside exploring the caves and imagining the tribal people that used the area as a safe haven with shelter and water for thousands of years. These days it rarely contains water, and when it does it is just a trickle. At the very end of the canyon is a tiny little water source pond - it was eerily like Gollom's home and I pictured him crouching in the rock caves "my precious". We were happy poking ...
Sleeping in tents on hard camp stretchers is starting to take a toll. If you are a big man you will find you can't move much during the night. We are very much looking forward to a guest house tomorrow night. The Danes are really struggling with the extremes of the weather and the camping. They complain in their own language so we are the last to know anything is going on. Overall they are not a bunch of complainers and take everything in their stride.
Last night was interesting. We lay on our camp beds with all the flaps of our tent open starring up at the heavens. While looking up into the dark night sky you can't help but feel you are standing on the edge of the Earth starring out into space. Millions of stars cover the sky 180 degrees from one horizon to the other. The Milky Way so clearly defined. You can understand why our ancestors were so fascinated with them. We were grateful for the distraction as we have ...
... from just north of Luderitz to the Kuiseb River. Some of these dunes reach as high as 220m. We have heard that these dunes are some of the highest in the world.
At 4:30 a.m. Pat was out building a fire so that we could have a hot coffee to start our day. Remember how we had forgotten the propane tank in the Luderitz hardware store? Gail had prepared egg salad sandwiches for us to eat when we reached the top of the most ...
... sand from the Kalahari which creates the striking sand dunes of Sossesvlei, The peaceful dawns that brought us beautiful sunrises, The towering boulders of Spitzkoppe- night walks and remote camping, The sheer number of wild animals in the very special Etosha, The vastness of the landscapes, The silence, The kindness and warmth of the people. Some of Frank's, um, issues... Blown head gasket, no air conditioning, ...