Namib Naukluft Lodge
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Namib Naukluft Lodge Sossusvlei
Travel Blogs from Sossusvlei
... is the second largest canyon in the world! We walked for about 1km along the edge before watching the sunset whilst enjoying champagne, cheese and small bites. It was a boozy afternoon to say the least. We also ate too much and so when we got back to camp, we struggled to stomach much dinner at all. Good news - pasta always tastes better the next day - so lunch was sorted!
It’s off to South Africa next - first stop Orange ...
... to the area known as Dead Vlei. After this walk in the heat of the day I decided I was done with deserts and dunes so opted not to climb dune 45. Resting under the shade of a tree in the 40 degree heat was certainly a good option, as some of those that did go up did not look happy when they came back ...
... to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Sossusvlei is 'The place where water gathers'. No water to be seen but when it rains we're told it does. The trees maintain life by having deep tap roots into the water below. Deadvlei is, as name implies, dead. It used to have water but the dunes have enclosed it and now the water bypasses it. The eerie ...
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There is something about the remoteness. Some of the places we rode through in central US were harsh and remote but somehow you know you are in America. It makes a difference. This is, after all Africa.
... the Namib Desert.
What soon becomes obvious is the amount of serious off road vehicles. These are working vehicles and serious travellers.