Kulala Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Sossusvlei
Sesriem town and Sossusvlei lodge are just around the corner from our camp. This is perfect, we must be at the reception for 5:30am tomorrow morning as we are going on the Namibia Sky Balloon flight. We enjoyed our short drive from Solitude to Sesriem which ...
... obstacle. We chose the wrong side one time, however, and promptly got stuck. We were at least 12 kilometers from the nearest sign of civilization--that sign of civilization being a farm that had certainly looked abandoned, and possibly condemned, when we drove past it 15 minutes earlier.
Dennis was driving, but immediately hopped out and I scooted over to the driver's seat to floor the gas pedal while he pushed and pushed and we inched our way forward ...
... truck are the sandy roads lead to a bumpy ride and there is something about the truck that it sways side to side as if on a boat. Last night when I closed my eyes and lay down I felt as if I were still on the truck swaying back and forth. Today was another early start at 4am but we skipped breakfast and drove right to dune 45 to watch the sunrise. This dune is popular as it is close to the road, gives a great view and is 45 km after you get into the national park. I was expecting a ...
... in "Dancing 2006" - but if you're not familiar, best to watch them in chronological order to get the right idea, starting with his first trip in ...
... to time for photos of the dunes, animals and birds. We stopped at the popular dune 45, but pushed on to Big Daddy and Big Mama instead.
We hiked up a portion of Big Daddy and then ran down the side to explore Deadvlei, meaning dead pan. This is a petrified forest of Camel Thorn trees where all the trees have been dead for more than 1,000 years. It was so eerie and beautiful. It is something you need to witness for yourself because ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking