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... to be hundreds of reed shacks housing the people that worked in the vineyard.
Shortly after this settlement we left the paved road and the green space, travelling on gravel roads to reach our next destination, Fish River Canyon. A veritable moonscape of rock and sand with only the toughest of vegetation. Leban told us of a plant called Ostrich Salad and demonstrated how when moistened the seed pods will open, but if there is no further ...
... platforms in total. The rest is stand on the edge and look down and don't slip.
Wonderful rock formations and the Fish River even had water in it.
Then it was back to the Lodge for cold beer, a swim (which almost resulted in my having three adams apples) shower then dinner with copious amounts of red wine. One must fortify oneself against the cold must one?
... 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 ...
... of no more than three for best chance of survival.
SHELTER- Never head towards a solo tree, there can be ticks in the ground right underneath it from animals trying to also find shade, plus you will put yourself in direct competition with animals who also want that shade. Instead head to large groups of trees for shelter. Equally during a storm don't go to trees, not to long ago, two trees burnt down when struck by lightning.
DIRECTION- Use the sand and the wind ...
A total change of scenery awaits us from the lush green of the Cape to the desert and stunning rock formations of Namibia. Our first stop in Namibia is Fish River Canyon measuring 160kms in length and reaches up to 27km wide and 550m ...