Namib Naukluft Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sossusvlei
... Yau, car à quatre, nous avons pu louer une voiture, nous rendre dans le canyon Fish River, puis ici dans ce site qui est aussi classé comme patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Je n'ai pas grimpé les dunes avec mes compagnons- compagne de voyage car j'ai décidé de respecter mes limites.J'ai rencontré une sympathique famille belge, 2 parents et 3 jeunes ados qui voyageaient à travers la Namibie pour se rendre à la fin aux chutes Victoria, guidée par un ...
... be our camp spot, but not before we got into a ute and swung around to check out the picturesque scenery from atop a dune. The Boesman experience proved a valuable one. The Boesman, told us about the Boesman people, their means of survival. This sometimes meant leaving a nanna or child behind to increase the groups survival chance. Beating the cold at night by directing thoughts away from the temperature and ensuring they’d ...
... places on the planet. It is cold, but as yet still calm, as we stop to climb Dune 45. We are allowed to climb these dunes, located within the 4th largest National Park in Africa and newly designated as a World Heritage Site, because, as we discovered an hour later as Reg and I descended from the summit
(Sue almost made it), the daytime wind kicked up and erased ...
... for the most part.
Then there are the "D" roads. We fully intended to avoid the "D" roads, which are narrow and unpaved and not at all safe to drive in a 2WD vehicle during the rainy season. Southern Namibia is just coming out of the rainy season, and everything we had read said that you didn't need 4WD in March if you stuck to the bigger roads. Unknown to us until we got there, however, part of the big C road that we planned to take to Sossusvlei had ...
... use a professional camera, a normal pocket camera or a cellphone. I consider the desert to be so fascinating!
In the end Gonzalo and Mike motivated themselves (probably after seeing all these old Germans reaching the top of the dune) and started climbing the Big Mama as well. I was already on my way down when I noticed they were moving. I didn't want to go up again but they convinced me so I climbed the same dune twice that day.
Once we were done with both ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking