The Langholm Hotel
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... 8220;it can be an eerie feeling entering Swakopmund as it feels like a surreal colonial remnant. Some find it soothing, others find it weird.” I found it just plain weird. Walvis Bay, some 30 Kms south, is the original British port and has a sweeping bay with thousands of wading birds including one of the largest flocks of Greater and Lesser Flamingos in Southern Africa. After missing out with the flamingos in Kimberly, I was keen to stay there.
... Nest to watch the world go by, via the shops :-( A while on the Prom deck with a bit of a walk and then generally a lazy afternoon doing not a lot :-) Black tie again tonight and the Captains Gala party in the Crows nest, we have a lot of the bar waiters on first name terms now and they kept us suitably supplied with glasses of red during the event. They are only small ...
... passed the natural lagoon, which is the largest single area of shallow water on the west coast of Africa and attracts large flocks of pelicans, flamingoes and other birds. We saw none! Later that afternoon we met two people we knew who had also been into the desert. They had been informed that a sand storm was on its way and would arrive tomorrow and that insects were being driven ahead of it to the coast, including locusts and it was locusts that we had seen ...
... he spelt out 'Aurora 2014' in the sand. It was gloriously hot and sunny and we all were extremely challenged and had so much fun!
To finish off the day me, Josh, Molly and Roxy went to watch the sailaway from Namibia at the back of the ship with a jug of pimms and a relax. They ents officers ended up getting us up doing all the dances with them, pretty funny...
were a group of us scattered in various areas on the dune, it was
still easy to gain a sense of solitude while climbing. Most of the
time, the only sound I could hear was my own gasp for air.
I reached the top, it was a very rewarding experience. It
was infinite, vast, and harsh; and yet everywhere I looked, the
scenery was breath taking!
the one side loomed the mighty sand dunes of the ...