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TripAdvisor Reviews Vogelstrausskluft Lodge Fish River Canyon
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... returns to shore and an interesting chat with a South African who is quite the outdoorsman and amateur wildlife photographer, we eat a nice lunch and head out.
The vast expanse of the desert is soon revealed. On the east side of the truck sandy/rocky terrain with large hills of sand and rock prevails, while on the west side of the truck the landscape is composed of more scrub bush, with some green bordering the Orange River. As an aside, ...
Well an early morning walk around Canyon Lodge certainly brought out the beauty of this place.
Set among towering rocks one would not know this place existed. The chalets are surrounded by lush green grass - such a contrast to the surrounds- and much to the delight of the local Jack Rabbits, Kudu, and Springbok. The Oryx are not welcome as they yank ...
... later that Trish had been doing something on the back carrier of her bike and the bungy cord had sprung up and whacked her in the eye - a very lucky escape judging by the lovely black eye she’s sporting from the incident.
Just over the Fish River we turned off the paved road onto a dirt road again and followed the railway lines for a couple of km or so till we arrived at ...
... hot again. The difference in weather about 45 minutes out of Swakopmond was crazy. It was cold and raining and 45 down the road it was hot hot sunshine. I was happy to be back to the heat as Swakopmond was a bit of a shock (more of a relief for Pete).
There was a tiny pool, probably the smallest pool I've ever seen that wasn't a jacuzzi. Only Jana swam in it and in two strokes she had swam the length of it.
That afternoon we went out on a desert tour ...
... up camp - not the best time given the sun angle straight into the camera but the views were with the visit
They ay that any group goes through the forming norming storming and (if it gets the storming stage right) performing stages. Storming is happening -
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