Little Sossus Lodge & Camp Site
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On the road again. After a mug of coffee and a rusk we are ready for the day. We are planning to visit the Fish River Canyon. When we arrive at the entrance however, we do not have enough cash and they don't accept American dollars. So we give it a miss since we have already seen it twice before. We keep the wheels rolling. On route C37 we pull in …
... wind sand blast! But Chris manages to take some good shots of our ascent and the surrounding wildlife. We are then taken on to jeeps to see a "vlei" which translates to a pan. During the rains, the "vlei" fills with water and provides an oasis for the animals and the acacia trees. The pan is able to retain the water for a long period of time and water is lost only ...
... doing a bit of nothing. We were sceduled on a round flight above the dunes but the weather was not as nice as yesterday so another couple cancelled. We all forwarded it to the next morning.
Friday morning we packed the car and went to the Sossusvlei lodge were pilot Philip picked us up. Together with two Germans we packed ourselves in the tiny plane. Ready for take off. We flew for about hour and 15 minutes above the Sossuvlei, Death Vlei and the beautiful red dunes. Great ...
... were many loud clunks as we hit a few of those. The lodge seems great and the food is wonderful. We opted for the game... Chris/Mum had Zebra and Kudu, I had Black Wildebeest and Impala, Linda had Springbok and Kudu. The accommodation is novel; a small brick build room with a tent built on the end, which is where we sleep. Up early, 05:30 tomorrow for the sand dunes ...
... The next day we stopped in a town called Springbok (named after South Africa's national animal). Actually, it was barely a town. There was one street that had a couple of stores and nothing else. I wonder how it would be to live in the middle of nowhere. While we were there, we managed to find a tiny camping store where we got sleeping mats and blankets. So far the nights have been much better, but we still can't wait ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Quiet, small, only 10 campsites . Absolutely amazing, quiet and peaceful
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