Swakopmund Sands Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Lodge just over the border and the change from Namibia was immediately apparent. Grass was an interesting discovery, having not seen it for nearly four months. For some reason the campsite seemed to be run by dogs and as they came to greet us I did start to wonder how they would be able to pull a pint for us at the bar? I think there may be a paws in proceedings right there...Luckily the ...
... their race and was laughing from the viewing platform as I raced against myself. I'm going back to Mario Kart. Zoe: We climbed down off the rocks this morning and headed south along the skeleton coast. I can see why it's called the skeleton coast, with all the shipwrecks along the beach and the barren desert landscape. We stopped halfway along the coast at a seal colony and wow seals smell so bad. There were thousands ...
... next creature to see. White and pure in colour, she's not quite so pure in character eating her husband once they've mated. Poor guy. Our guide showed us how much iron is in the sand by running a magnet from side to side along the sand then picking it up to reveal black granules. He then placed a small amount on my hand and then swayed the magnet from side to side underneath. The granules stood on end and moved from side to side. We were getting not only a wildlife lesson, but ...
... where we would stay for the next two nights. We were each given one of the cabins which were scattered in blocks around the grounds. My room was spacious and clean and the surroundings interesting as they had several tame springbok wandering around as well as an oryx in an enclosure. At 5.30 we were taken on their "cat walk". One of the staff took us to see some rescued large cats that now had homes here. We had to admire the leopard from behind ...
... a harnessed up, we were up first! The plane was tiny and so loud! No seats just a blue mat and we had to sit in between our jumpers legs then there were two other jumpers who were the camera guys filing it all and taking pictures which was at extra cost to do but gotta be done! I was pretty calm until the pilot of the plane told me to stop screaming because he's pretty hungover and possibly still drunk, then ...