AndBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
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... il a su que nous n´allions pas au Nord de la Namibie, il m'a dit avec insistances que nous allions manquer de belles choses. Je lui ai répondu qu'on ne pouvait pas tout voir. Pour lui montrer que nous n'étions quand même pas totalement dépourvus, je leur ai demandé s'ils avaient visité Lùderitz et le canyon de la Fish River. Le guide s'est empressé de me répondre qu'on ne pouvait pas tout voir et nous nous sommes mis à rire car nous étions quittes.A noter que ...
... of food. He also spoke to us about the resistance the dunes were to change due to wind currents opposing one another, and of the detrimental effect rain has had on these parts of the desert. We stayed to enjoy the sunset, then went to enjoy the stars, fly off the tent this night (wanted to save my sleeping bag from all the sand or I would’ve left completely outside). Day 20 Arrived at the Sossusvlei Park late in the day and ...
... completely, even those of Sue's and Reg's, who launched off the ridge line trail and slid their way down the steep slope of the dune. Once down, Jonas, our guide, toured us to a couple more geological anomalies,
followed by a snack break in the shade of an old tree. After all that trudging through angle-deep sand, so consistently fine that it moves when you ...
... and Sossusvlei, we tried to catch a shuttle that would take us back to the parking lot. We saw one full of people leaving in front of our eyes. We had to wait for the next shuttle. We started to walk in direction to Deadvlei and suddenly two girls driving a 4WD car stopped and offered us a ride. We were more than glad to accept and invaded the back of the car. The girl who was driving was clearly experienced and was familiar with behavior of her car on the sand. She was going ...
... into the Namib desert to our next campsite, stopping for lunch at a place with a much needed swimming pool (there was no water at the campsite the night before). The landscape here was incredible, which avenues of giant sand dunes which are red due to the iron in the sand (which sticks to a magnet, and makes a compass useless if you get lost in the dunes). They are formed by sediment which is washed down the Orange River to the coast, and then blown ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service