Sossus Dune Lodges
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On Saturday we crossed the Tropic of Capricorn and started walking upside down. Our camp was a place in the middle of nowhere: the water came from a well and there was one building - the owners house. We went to the house to buy firewood from the boys and inside was a portable dvd player that was given to the family by a previous camper. Apart from that the house was completely silent with ancient floral curtains pulled tightly shut, piles of burnt timber outside and mechanical ...
... way that worked for him. The conversation revealed that part of his exposing was that he'd confused me with John - who had tackled hm on the same issue the night before - easily done as we do look alike. That cleared up we moved on. About half an hour later he asked me to step away from the group and explained that he was a 'robust' person used to speaking his mind and if I had issues I could raise them with him . . . (the back of m mind story was asking the question ...
... and try and find a way to let the built up heat in our tents escape. Craig touched our brilliant new torch and it was unbearably hot.
After a lunch we head for the pool for a refreshing swim and then after some washing of clothes and then we head to the restaurant and sit and drink a nice cool shandy. We go through the photos and are so happy with the results. Can't wait to share them with you all.
As we sat there one of the tour guides named Wilson ...
... and tell them about Australia, but they show no interest.. their only concern was our wallets. Craig and I were disturbed by this. Some on the tour saw no harm in this, it is an opportunity for the rich travellers to give to the poor. But you and I both know that there is always a cost. Like when you feed the magpies, they become reliant on you and it reduces their territory. Think of the monkeys in Thailand that no longer look for food but rely on the tourist boats ...
... be seen in the east and sand dunes to the west.
Sesriem gets it's name from early pioneers, who wanted to get water from the canyon. They had to tie six leather thongs to the handle of their buckets, in order to draw water from pools that were inaccessible to their livestock. These thongs were called 'leer riems' . In Afrikaans, 'ses' being six in the same language. The area soon became
known as 'Ses Rieme' or ...