Ntwala Island Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
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Ok so having had the training, today was a brilliant day where I got to go and actually check traps. First up was the camera traps. All up there was four of them. This consisted of driving to the relevant location, swapping the SD card, checkin batteries and replacing if required, checking for carnivore tracks, etc around the traps. All was relatively easily done... though the third and fourth camera traps where ...
... get out of the way of both Hildy and the rhino! Well holy ****! What a good start to our intro to Etosha! In hindsight its a good story but at the time we were scared shitless! And a bit confused and not sure what was going on! But anyway we survived our first white rhino encounter and continued into the park. We spent a few fun hours in the park, ending up on the Etosha Pan which was very sparse and cool. We saw lots of the usual animals but they were often far off the road as it ...
... of Alex - Canyon West, canJan (guy on the trip) and canyon/off - these were the good ones. My flip-flop broke on the way so walked round on the stones bare foot - not pleasant. Drove on to our campsite at Orange River, where you can see S/A across the river, and is a really nice place - lots of very green grass, a pool, posh buildings and modern computers - all luxuries for us! Showered ...
... conquer. We sat and watched as the sky turned all shades of brilliant colour. As the sun came up, we realized that it would be directly behind a large rock formation in front of us, so we didn't actually get to see it on the horizon. If we would have climbed a smaller rock formation closer to camp, we would have seen it perfectly. After enjoying some breakfast on a ledge, we were down at the truck by 8:30, ready to leave for Swakopmund at ...
... and smell was over powering. We were also there at breeding time so there were hundreds, if not thousands of baby seals. Not a nice sight to see as at least 27% each season die and there were a lot of dead baby seals L
We arrived in Swakopmund around 4pm checked into our hostel and were then given a briefing on what activities were available to do during our next two days. We booked our activities and then had dinner at a local Italian ...