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Travel Blogs from Swakopmund
... the enormity of planning everything. They have been very good at getting by day to
day but there has not been much future planning. When asked about buses at the border there
was a look of blank faces, this could be interesting!! The team are beginning to realise that they
all need to know what is happening with the itinerary and not just rely on a
... to an area called Twyfelfontein ( doubtful spring ) which is one of the most extensive rock art galleries around, the sun was setting as we started our walk into the area I was surprised to find all the art on rocks outside and not in caves not sure why I was expecting them to be in caves but there they were carved into the rock face using quarts stone they have been dated to be at least 6000 years old! Amazing as most bushmen have ...
... of time, nothing of any real interest there. By now it's about 11.30 and the temperature is rising, it must be about 30 degrees so glad were not in the desert. We get back on the shuttle bus to a restaurant/bar called The Raft. It's built out over the sea with views all round. A couple that were already seated told us that in the evening all the birds come flying in right in front of the dinners. Must be a wonderful sight. Outside the restaurant ...
... we were riding--I dared to go even faster than I did before sandboarding--and the scenery was spectacular. We were completely surrounded by desert dunes everywhere we turned, until the end when we crested a dune and voila! The Atlantic Ocean. The Namib Desert basically goes right up to the coast in Swakopmund, which is pretty nifty sight.
We walked around Swakopmund's cute town center when we were done with quad biking, visiting the lighthouse and getting ...
... br> There was only one car ahead of us. A chubby Chinese woman with her child.
We saw her again during the day quite a few times. The temps were shooting up and a 08:30 hrs it was already 30 degrees.
I was wondering how hot it was going to be at midday. I was NOT looking fwd to it.
The color-play the shadow-show the Dune spectacle, I don't know how to describe it was amazing. And having been in the States a lot, I am quite allergic to this word.
But, it ...