Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge
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... 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 ...
... to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Sossusvlei is 'The place where water gathers'. No water to be seen but when it rains we're told it does. The trees maintain life by having deep tap roots into the water below. Deadvlei is, as name implies, dead. It used to have water but the dunes have enclosed it and now the water bypasses it. The eerie ...
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There is something about the remoteness. Some of the places we rode through in central US were harsh and remote but somehow you know you are in America. It makes a difference. This is, after all Africa.
... the Namib Desert.
What soon becomes obvious is the amount of serious off road vehicles. These are working vehicles and serious travellers.
... with the local animals including a recent trip collecting wood. Standing under a tree he felt something on his shoulder, when he went to brush it away he noticed it was a cheetah tail, without looking up he ever so quietly moved away... As a kid hunting with his grandfather they accidentally stumbled across a lion and her two cubs behind some bushes. Of course the mother was very protective of her cubs and began the circling the pair. Frans being young instinctively wanted to ...