Kulala Wilderness Camp
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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 …
... you notice are all the fabulous animal and insect and reptile tracks. Yes we realise there are quite a lot of snakes. As we start to ascend the dune we realised we were following this beautiful adult gemsbok.
The climb was tough. Once we reached the top we sat down and watched the sun reflect on the mountain ranges as it set. The most stunning pink mauve and purple colours against a fading blue sky. Magnificent and truly an unforgettable experience.
Day 15 - 13th Dec.04:15 a.m. wake up call so that we could climb 'Dune 45' to watch the sunrise over the desert and sand dunes. Already hot when we came down, a change from the overcast and somewhat chilly Swakopmund, where the Atlantic wind swept in. Had breakfast of sausages and eggs at the bottom of the dune.After breakfast we moved on to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Sossusvlei is 'The place where water gathers'. No water to be seen but when it rains ...
This morning after breakfast, we headed to an area of a neighbours farm that was deep in the mountain area. We'd come to look for Hyena tracks and Scats and perhaps find a den. Likewise, we were looking for Leopard tracks and Scats and perhaps a cave with signs of leopard activity. We first located a camera trap and changed the SD card. Then we followed some hyena tracks into one of the canyon areas and split up to find signs of predator Scats, tracks and caves. We had ...
Last nights sleep is now awarded the "Worst Nighy Sleep" award! I absolutely froze. It made this mornings lie in completely worthless. The only thing that cheered me up was Joes fresh pancakes waiting on the breakfast bench. This really does not sound like a camping trip does it?! We made our way through the Namib-Naukluft region towards Fish River Canyon. Today wasn't a big driving day (horray!) so ...