Travel Blogs from Windhoek
... We found out that the previous one
had definitely not been fixed properly, as well as sitting on the
metal it was only attached at the top and a couple of places at the
side. This time we oversaw it and they have done a good job. We have
to stay at the garage to let the window set and so we took advantage
of the time to catch up on some odd jobs. We then drove back to the
... from wherever they reside to this inviting pool of water. Each morning we rise with the sun, choke back a buffet breakfast and venture out in search of animals. There are oryx , blue wildebeast, giraffe, zebras and springbok in astonishing numbers. There are beautiful and outrageous birds. We did not see all 380 species who reside in the park, but we spotted a few huge Kori Bustards which weigh so much that they hardly fly! We were able to get quite close to some ostrich ...
... truck with a sunroof, impractical, and the suitcases are loaded. We met with the driver and guide's assistant.
We drove to Windhoek, then we took the B1 road towards the Omatozu campsite , we passed the town of Okahandja.
The first mishap happened. The right rear wheel burst, no tools ...
... others tried to help him up, including one who was trying to push him up with her leg (photo) but nothing happened. We all wanted to stay to see what happened, but we left after half an hour, with the young elephant still on the ground. Soon after we saw a group of cars stopped on the road, with people looking into the bush, and, from experience knew it must be something special. After a lot of peering into the scrub with naked eye, binoculars and cameras, finally detected ...
... baboon enclosure. Second of two cameras broke on the baby baboon walk. Store was open today so I spent my last Namibian dollars on a beer and some candy. Spent the evening with my group of people laughing and reminiscing before I leave tomorrow.