AndBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
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From the freezing cold of Swakopmund, it was time to cross the Namib Desert. We had been warned temperatures could get quite high, and advised to take plenty of water. All stocked up, we started on our 470km drive to Sossusvlei. As we drove, the landscape changed - the green slower dissipated, the shrubs got smaller and the eventually all you could see were ‘fire’ mountains and sand (with the odd tree!).
It was a long ...
Greetings from southern Namibia! Monday morning we drove our 4-wheel drive truck south from Windhoek into the Namib desert. As the scenery changed from semi-arid to desert we began to see oryx and ostrich along the roadside. Large herds of a small desert antelope called Springbok as well. How these animals exist in this hostile environment is a wonder, but apparently they are well adapted to very little food and less water.
... the beach at the end of the trans Am trail and look how well I did with that).
Now we know why every car is a Toyota.
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I wonder if Land Rover are not leaving behind the thing that built their reputation, the new Discovery is north of £60,000 and the Defender is now out of production. I guess they don't care. Why both making a proper tough vehicle capable of withstanding the Namib desert when they can sell a Range Rover for £100,000 where only the near ...
... we rode out to the end of the park to see Deadvlei. We were told by an older couple at breakfast the drive from the last parking lot was no big deal so we were sure it would be no problem for us. Typically you park your car in this lot and get taken by 4x4s out the last bit to the dunes because it is a deep sandy road. We thought we would take our chances because we rented a Fourtuner (African version of a 4 Runner) which we thought could obviously handle it. We drove for about 1 ...