Sossusvlei Lodge

Farm Sesriem, PO Box 6900, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia | Hotel
 

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Namibia - Namib-Naukluft National Park

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... partially covered by vegetation comprising grass, bushes, and some tree.

While Gonzalo and Mike were too lazy, I decided to climb the highest dune of this area. It was a solid challenge! The sand was very soft which made it hard to walk, I was apparently the first person climbing up that day because I couldn't see any footprints (or they disappeared so quickly), there was quite a strong wind blowing and it was getting very hot. Fortunately I was being followed by a ...

DEADVLEI.......a strange new world!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... an hour and this, under the atrocious glare of the deadly sun! Plus, to make matters worse, very little water remained in both Michel's and I plastic bottles making me wonder if I'll ever make it back all in one piece! One thought that came into mind was that Michel carried me! Wouldn't this be fun!

So, what do you think happened! Of ...

Second climb of the morning....Big Daddy Dune!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... Was I having hallucinations!

It was a good thing that I was wearing a hat or I probably would have had a heat stroke. I kept wiping my forehead full of droplets of sweat and pulling on my top making a breeze to cool me off! At one time, I even thought that this climb was inhuman, that it was pure hell and that I was having a really bad dream.....but reality was I was living through ...

Sunrise over the Namib Desert dunes!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to the road and accessible. It was named "Dune 45" due to its distance from the Sesriem / Sossusvlei Namib Naukluft Park entrance’s gates being 45 km! Dah! Doesn’t need very much imagination to figure this one out!

So, by the time we passed the entrance gates at 7:00am and the time we made it to Dune 45, it was 50 minutes ...

Namibia wrap-up

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... as we neared Windhoek. As luck would have it, we suffered a flat tire just 5 km short of the paved road. If we had to lose a tire, we had to look upon this as a stroke of good luck with only 20km separating us from the capital. With only the cost of a tire to add to our rental cost, we felt that our decision to drive ourselves through the country had been ...

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This hotel, located on Farm Sesriem, PO Box 6900, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft Park, is near Katutura Township.
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