Toko Lodge & Safaris
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
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- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... Madagascan bee eaters which have just arrived. Mike is sitting in the hide now with the hope of capturing some good shots.
The lodge accommodates only 16 people and meals are taken at one long table so plenty of opportunities to swap travel stories. It seems we are a bit of a curiosity as we have been camping which is quite alarming to the other guests! One couple have just flown in so we are certainly not in the ...
... cow with one horn up and the other down. The herdsmen, usually teenage boys wave their hands at vehicles indicating for them to slow down. Some local people try to wave us down for a lift. There aren't any buses in this part of Namibia, everyone relies on passing vehicles to give them lifts. It's not unusual to see pickups with ten or so people sat in the back. We only have two seats and are not allowed to pick up locals. Once on the tarmac road we get up some ...
... dinner- another veggie braai. We were also to settled to go to the close waterhole, but when the Canadian backpacker told us there had just been 16 elephants we went after dinner to have a look. Well we were spoilt with hyena drinking only to be followed by 5 black rhino and two of them fought for over an hour, it was exceptionally interesting, never seen anything like that. Then headed to bed early for another early game ...
We had heard about a tour that was available to see a real working Himba village so Chris and I booked to go there at 4 pm.
We headed back to the camp, got ourselves sorted out in our tents and then headed to the Himba site. What an amazing time we had there. It is hard to believe that people are living in the manner that these people live – so basic, and this was no tourist show.
The Himba are herders ...
... changing scenery and looking for animals. We definitely share the roads with animals and wouldn't want to come up and over a hill, face to face with an Oryx, Springbok or goat. At this point we are not seeing any of the big game animals so no elephants, lions or rhinos.
Hoada Campsite was a lovely surprise for us. It is located among beautiful granite hills and Mopani trees. Each campsite is situated in a very private, flat area ...