Fish River Lodge
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Not the best of nights sleep, felt like I was in a Harry Potter movie with the howling wolves, the wind was relentless (now I know why they issued ear plugs!). Woke up early with the sun peeping over the canyon, a magical sight from bed. We got up a bit later and made our way for breakfast, though most other guests had gone on activities. We did a …
... 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?
... had become dark and the lanterns were at their peak prettiness (with the left over take away bags proving more effective than the specially bought white paper bags and also advertising Seers burgers in the middle of the African Bush) and also when Joe was making serious headway into the litre bottle of rum he was to drink that night in celebration, he was eventually appreciative and had a nice ...
... is a ferry that crosses between Botswana and Zambia. It may be the shortest route for trucks, however back-ups occur leaving truckers stuck in the queue for days or weeks. There are plans to build a bridge but no idea when it will commence. It was approved in 2007.
Sunset, wine and beer completed our day.