Kulala Wilderness Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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Another 5am wake-up call this morning, and this time it is to get to the dunes to catch the rising sun. An African sunrise is as spectacular as the sunsets, but the way the morning shadows play amongst the dunes will almost bring a tear to your eye!
Stunning colour, shadows and mysterious mountain backdrops make you quickly forget that this …
... the latest GPS coordinates. Once we got the GPS data, we could see that she had in fact moved about 4 kilometres down stream from her previous position. So we all decided to see if we could locate her new hide. We climbed in the 'beast', as the Safari truck had become known as and set off to locate her. Having reached the spot where we should have been able to pick up her signal, we set up the telemetry antenna and scanned the area. No luck. She wasn't here. So ...
... a private farm. We set up camp, brought a cold drink (mine and Rach's ritual), and then my cooking group began preparing dinner - sweet and sour chicken. That night, the showers bet the "best shower" award. Pressure and heat was spectacular! Just what we needed to rid of the sand in every nook and cranny. Shame that the water completely went when the boys went for their shower Accommodation: Konkiep ...
... had no idea how huge they really were yet! We got to see the first rays of sunlight pop over the dunes and change their colored from a night shade to deep red ochre to then on to burnt orange with the full sun! It was a magical unforgettable ride! We landed down softly right in front of the large dunes and had a full champagne brunch set up! There were a mix of older south africans, brits and some spanish folks in the group and they were all very lovely to talk to.
Today we drove from the seaside town of Swakopmund inland, and down to the heart of the Namib Desert called Sossusvlei. For the deserts of the world, the Sossusvlei is the Holy Grail.
The drive started out through some pretty fabulous moonscapes, salt flats east of Swakop, and swung up and then ...