Luderitz Nest Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Sand sand and more sand
A we dropped down from Au to Luderitz on a sealed road the landscape became more and more sandy till there was almost no vegetation
Imagining life in the town of Kolmanskop - such a contract between the culture created (see earlier e-mail re this) and the desolate environment.
Luderitz - well we wandered round found a place ...
Enroute to Luderitz is the diamond ghost town of Kohlmanskop. Once a bustling diamond mining town until the slump in diamond prices after WW1 and richer deposits discovered further south left Kohlmanskop a mere reminder of what life was like pre WW1. Luderitz an old Bavarian style German colonial town is a true step back in time. The icy shores of the South Atlantic Ocean are home to seals, penguins, ...
... to use the internet, get re organized, go out for dinner at a local hotel and start practising our puppet show.
Christos said that he saw a bird (eagle puppet) flying around the room, heard some strange sounds (hawk whistle) and the ukuleles and wondered what was going on in the room. We made great progress on putting the play together. The umbrella stage works well and the music is excellent. Should be good!
In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, ...
... welcome refugees in the Namib desert. I call them welcome refugees because, let's face it, who wouldn't welcome a "light" 42 carat diamond into their home lol.
Built around the literal finding of a diamond in the rough, Kolmanskop is named after a transport driver (Mr. Coleman) who had to leave his oxcart at the top of a hill (a kop in German) that overlooked the town. The oxcart never budged and the town grew under the watchful eye of ...
... Frankfurt time). André and Julien collapsed on the grass and drifted into dreamland while I got caught up in the race and took in the people and event. I can now say that I've sat next to the river Main in Frankfurt and cheered on amazingly fit and ever-so-determined European Ironman competitors. At times, I felt like a lazy sideliner and I had to remind myself that I was just waiting for my next flight. Life can be so random.
Our flight from Frankfurt ...