Namib Naukluft Lodge
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... proper plates, fridge, etc. So we made a light by putting a candle in a plastic bottle with sand. We had paper plates. Some clothes packed together work fine as pillow.And the carton of the airmatrasses were door mats in front of the tent. We were standing on sandy grounds , we are in the desert now.
Next morning Mark put our food box on the table and walked back to the car to get something else, he looked around and saw a big baboon snatche the bread and peanut butter. ...
... be the biggest tourist destination in Namibia, but the place sure doesn't feel that way.
This morning started at the fun hour of 5 am, the absolute coldest time of a winter desert night. Getting dressed and packing up camp at this time is not a pleasant experience. The sand is so cold that stepping on it bare foot brings on the same pain as stepping into glacial water. The morning misery was all worth it ...
... another family arrive. We will definitely visit this campsite again. The rate is also very reasonable at ZAR100 pp.
We rise early with the usual coffee and rusk. Breakfast is normally at about 12.00 We head for Sesriem to buy our permits, ZAR80 00 pp, to enter Sossusvlei. As we head for Sossusvlei we see numerous barren circular patches of land, known as fairy circles. There are many theories on their origin, ranging from ...
... our way to Dune 45 (the most famous sand dune in the world). We climbed Dune 45 to watch the sunrise and we were all blown away by what we saw and the difficult climb up was definitely worth it as we had a lot of fun running down the dune. We then drove to the dunes of Sossusvlei. The boys (and Beanie) went on a trek up 'Big Daddy' which is 72 stories high. Even though they ...
... accustomed to on our trip.
The rugged mountains of Namib Naukluft Park welcomed us as the pilot easily landed on the dirt runway. Waiting for us was our guide Jonas and his Land Rover to take us to Kulala Lodge - a bumpy 20 minutes away. We were welcomed by ostrich running alongside the car and springbok and oryx gazing at us uneasily. Upon arriving at the lodge they welcomed us with cold cloths to wash our hands and homemade cold ginger beer. Before we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking