Travel Blogs from Fish River Canyon
... the right place to do so though as the actual rooms suck and it's impossible to get a good nights rest in the place. I guess when you can market a place based on the view, you can build and furnish really cheap, cut back on basic facilities and still charge exuberant luxury prices.
As for explaining why the basics are missing, well, just call it eco friendly. Yup, just call it eco friendly as you dump filthy sewage into the open just a ...
... Canyon. This canyon was formed when the Tsauchab River carved a gorge 30 metres into the gravel deposits about 15 million years ago. It's thought that this river once flowed to the Atlantic Ocean but its course was blocked by the sand dunes. Now when there is actually water in there, the river flows out to the dune fields that stretch for hundreds of miles up the coast, and dries up in a clay pan at Sossusvlei. The only sign of water we saw was a tiny pool a ...
Finally, we have a day to sleep in! It was much appreciated to see my watch displaying a time after 7am, let me tell you! So I slept in and then spent some time by the river while some of our group went canoeing. It was so great to take a break! Honestly, with how much time we've spent traveling and camping, sleep was greeted like a lost, long friend.
After crossing ...
... make this in the US when I return). Delicious! Best meal we've had yet! We also introduced the foreign tossers to s'mores. You would've thought a delicious treat like that would've crossed the bloody ocean by now, no? I am sad to say that our meat from tonight's meal was beef and not some wild game since there is plenty here (or so I thought!) We actually won't be sampling any until Namibia which happens to be our next country in which we depart for ...
... to rest or stay inside when so much more was out there to see! So, the minute our bags were put down, we were out the door walking around.
The restaurant located in the main building had more old trucks and cars inside than tables. As for the staff, they were quite helpful and attentive to our needs as they served us drinks of Coca Cola ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting