Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Stprichmond1 stayed here on Jan 14, 2015 during their trip titled: The Parker/Gibbs Great Adventure.
... 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 ...
... of which highest dune is called "Big Mama". Sossusvlei is a clay pan, of roughly elliptical shape, covered in a crust of salt-rich sand. While the pan has been shaped over time by the Tsauchab River, the actual flooding of the pan is a relatively rare event, and sometimes several years pass between one flood and the next one. The river is dry most of the year, and even when it is not, it carries relatively little water to the vlei. The vlei is surrounded by high ...