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... morning mood to the top of dune 45. A bit like Area 51 in America, all sorts of alien life forms inhabited this sandy monster. There were scarab beetles and, well, that was it, but there were a LOT of scarab beetles. As mentioned previously, I love to climb to the top of things. I usually fall of them when I get there but that's half the fun. So we climbed the highest sand dune in the oldest desert in the world to see what all the fuss was about. It was about a lot. ...
... on all fours and then tiptoed along the ridge, what fun. The following day up early and out dune boarding and quad biking. This was fun but very chilly and personally I preferred my climb up dune 7! Like I said before the best things in life are free..... After 687km drive of which 100k was on dirt roads which I have to say I found great fun to drive on and at one point I almost put Nicks head through the roof of the ...
... Walvis Bay which is 30
kilometres long and is one of the most beautiful routes in Namibia.
In the zone of heaviest fog near the coast, especially in the south,
low succulent bushes grow sporadically. Along the border, we saw
four (4) ostriches.
on the ship, we couldn't stop talking about our short Namibian
dessert adventure. Like kids, we recalled how we crouched, slipped,
rolled and slipped up ...
... We stopped here for a while because part of the tour was a trip to a Cheetah sanctuary. There are six cheetah's in there right now, all will never leave. They are too used to humans, and after having being fed by their care taker, would not survive in the wild as they never learned the ability to hunt. The point of the sanctuary is to take problem cheetahs that are hunting livestock, and to get them away from the livestock before the farmers shoot them. Those ...
40. Namibian 24 hr Ultra
78 miles. 1314.5 total miles
3.27 MPH 18.22 minute miles.
126km - 3 marathons - in 24 hours. This is the 3rd successful year of the Namibia 24 hour Ultra Marathon, which is rapidly becoming known as the ultimate endurance test for distance runners. Our challenge route will take you into the northern Namib Desert, ...