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It was in Tsumeb that we broke the journey from Tsumkwe to Etosha National Park. The gravel road had taken its toll on both the car (the problem with the wheel nut) and Dad, so it was a welcome relief to get to the Backpackers.
This was my father’s first backpacker experience and he adapted remarkably well. Actually it initially looked like we would be the only people staying until two French guys arrived and a little later, the ...
I think its worth sharing with you all the
first line of my travel diary from this particular day:
“WHAT AN AMAZING DAY :D “
We left our humble bush camp early,
arriving at the Etosha National Park gates at around 8:30am. We had a full day
ahead of us here. So the day purely consisted of a Game Drive in our faithful
truck, which does actually host a top viewing area above ...
... here now and sell handmade crafts.
We arrived back in camp around 1:00 and had some lunch. It was so hot, so we dipped into the pool a couple of times to cool off, then relaxed in the shade. Mid-afternoon it became overcast and we had a few big drops of rain.
After some iced tea and snacks, we took our afternoon drive with Abram and the Americans.
For a long time we thought that Helmeted Guinea Fowl was going to be the highlight of ...
... the park. We saw a lot of Springbok, Oryx and wildebeast before getting a tip off about some lions. We found 4 lions (1 male) with a reasonably fresh kill of a baby giraffe. It was fascinating to see and we got some good pictures (I didn't as my camera is broken). We also managed to see a beautiful elephant by a watering hole as the sun was setting... Life is hard!
I'll update more later as going on an all-day game drive tomorrow before camping in the park, can't wait ...
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PO Box 6784, Etosha National Park | 3 star hotelfrom $213