Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge
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Rostock Ritz - what a stunning and unusual place, with amazing views. Saw zebra, ostrich, meercat and oryx.
... give way to the hardier goats. On the rare occasion we do see small groups of horses, donkeys, and cattle, but only where there is a little more abundance of water.
We stop for a brief photo op where our truck will cross over the Fish River which had carved through the Fish River Canyon we viewed yesterday. For some of us also a pee stop with guys to the right of the truck ...
... font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">Because of the inhospitable nature of the area and the sparseness of the populace no one has ever found a use for this land. You can't cultivate anything, you can't graze animals. No amount of irrigation and mechanisation will allow humans to eek out a living.
... br style="font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">However out of 10 vehicles (and we probably only saw 10 today) 8 are Toyota HiAce/Lux's 1 is a Nissan Patrol and 1 will be a Mitsubishi Shogun.
... a little chit chat and when we looked back he had taken a seat in the prime position on the dune, got a book out to read and his purple umbrella for shade. Quite an intriguing sight! Couldn't help but take a few photos of this, it's not every day you see a man with a purple umbrella relaxing on top of a dune in the desert! As the day warmed up we travelled to our next campsite about 2 hours down the road. We were camping at an old sheep farm come conservation area now managed by a ...