Namib Naukluft Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... 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 petrified trees that still stand can be 2.5. Million years old, too dry to rot.Back to lunch but just too hot to catch up on sleep let alone move. Waited until it was cooler, 17:00, to visit Seistriem canyon. Only 30m deep and 300 m long but ...
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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.
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 ...
... So after lunch, a rest and a chance to update my blog we headed back out with some drinks to watch the sunset and wait for the leopard to move on as it got dark. So it's now 4:50 pm and we are sitting on the other side of the dry river bed watching the green bush area where Lightening is still there and well hidden. At some point, we suspect she will emerge and continue to make her way down the river bed to her next destination. The sun ...