Protea Hotel Seaview Zum Sperrgebiet
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... Neck Pete weren't having a bar of it. SOoooooooo disappointing!
The run into Luderitz through the southern reaches of the Namib desert was quite interesting; the Namib wild horses were out in force (though back home we call them Brumbies). Various theories abound regarding their origins so here is a link to some of those theories for those interested.
Work called first so it was ...
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 ...
... assorted marine life.
Kolmannskoppe is really a strange place. A ghost town well preserved by the dry climate and the diamond no go zone. It still radiates some of the spirit of the German entrepeneurs, which came hunting for diamonds nearly 100 years ago.
We continue overland to Sesriem National Park providing us the chance to climb Dune 45, the largest sand dune in the World.
... 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 ...