Hotel Pension Palmquell
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Morning at around 8.30 AM, Wild Dogs picked me up from Palmquell Pension, went to Hilton and picked up the 3 American Professors, and reached Wild Dogs office....
Nice to see this office bustling with people and Safari Trucks (all look alike) getting loaded with camping gear, cooking stuff....
Picked up some pamphlets, a 2 liter …
Got up very late in the morning, with a big yawn......
Missed the free breakfast in hotel...went to Town Square in the city, had some breakfast.
Went to the post-street mall and did some shopping for some necessities, got a sweat jacket to save me from cold nights during the safari.
Wandered inside the mall and went to …
Landed at around 3 PM in Windhoek Airport.
Changed some Namibian currency and got a prepaid sim at the airport. It is advisable to do that.
Duncan, my driver was waiting from me in the airport.
Reached Hotel Palmquell Pension at around 4 PM, checked in, had a bath, slept for 3 hours, and had dinner in the hotel.
... up before dawn to drive the 60 odd kms from the park entrance to the road end where 2WD vehicles could go no further, then jumped on a Landrover for the last 5kms through soft deep sand. We were one of the first there, and hiked up a long ridge to overlook Dead Vlei, and on up to "Big Daddy", the highest dune in Sossusvlei at about 325 metres high – one of the highest dunes in the world. It was hard ...
... leaves. It is a type of aloe and looks more suited to a tropical island in French Polynesia than a parched desert in the southern part of Africa. When he returns to the boundary of the resort property he marvels at the precarious piles of boulders. These outcroppings, seventy to eighty feet in height, look like Jenga blocks stacked by the desert gods. On our second day we set off in our car to see the canyon itself. We drive to the prime viewpoint and peer over the edge of ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pension Palmquell Windhoek
The hotel is managed by a family. Breakfast was good, Dinner was fantastic, rooms clean but a little more care would help. The windows did not close properly, no soaps kept in the shower.
But enjoyed the stay
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Pension Palmquell Windhoek
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