Toko Lodge & Safaris
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... 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 ...
... the Hilux will need a new clutch!
It is well worth it when you get to the top of the escarpment, what truly amazing views and how privileged to stop at such a place. The lodge is in the middle of nowhere, but everything is perfect. The pool has one of the top 10 pool views in the world and the rooms are balancing on the edge of the escarpment.
... and goats. Children start to herd at 2 years old. If the villagers feel the child will make a good herder, that’s what they will do. The failures go to school.
To identify a Himba, look at their teeth. When they are 12 or 13 years old, they go through a ritual where their bottom 4 teeth are knocked out with a stone.
The people in the village wear goat skin everything – skirts, shoes, jewelry, headresses.
... bike shop was set up in the neighbouring camp. We didn't get a chance to see the shop.
By the way, maybe I should include a little explanation of why we are interested in the B4N project. Last summer we met Bonnie and Keith, who live near our cottage, who have been working hard with their Elora church members to collect bicycles to send to Africa. We donated a bicycle for this good cause and learned that it may go to Namibia.
... of course, they are lovely"
The cheek. I decide to charge her £3 for the ride.
(And all of you who are saying " yea and knowing David I bet he did as well" well I didn't).
It was also interesting to discuss wildlife from another perspective. We are all "Save the Elephant" in Europe but she says elephants come to her farm every night and drink all the water and walk through their cattle fences. They hate them. Just ...