Sossus Dune Lodges
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... of Swakopmund. We sadly drove right past the Solitaire guest house which we were emailing about their very own meerkat family. Devastated we arrived at this tiny village (you couldn't even call it that) to make ourselves feel better with their famous apple pie. We kept a wide eye out as we had been told of a meerkat family which resided near the bakery. With the massive slice of crumble type pie I asked the shopkeeper when the best time to see them were, she said ...
... straight forward. As soon as we crossed the border we couldn't quite say goodbye to SA as we were greeted with a Vineyard. That would be the last of any vegetation as we hit the dry, arid land of Namibia. It was amazing to see how the landscape changed so frequently and how some plants actually survived on such dry land. We saw some wildlife on our drive, including Oryx, Springbok and Ostrich. One thing Shaun and I noticed straight away was the lack of villages ...
... as we made it in time to climb the big dune at the Pan, just as the big red orb of the sun pushed its way over the horizon.
Nick & I had the dune to ourselves as we gazed awe struck around us.
Razor sharp ridges & scalloped dunes surrounded us with beautiful plays of light & shadow.
We had parked the car, so spent the next couple of hours exploring & photographing this ancient wind swept place. Gnarly old acacia trees survive ...
Today we arrived at Sesriem. We took a walk with a local guide to show us the beauty of the mysterious desert of Namibia. The landscape, the animals, the cold and the intense heat.
The next morning we woke up around 4 am, the sky still speckled with stars to see the sunrise from the top of Dune 45 One of the Sossusvlei Dunes Dunes. The climb was exhausting and, for a few times I thought ...
4th May What a cracker of a day!!! We woke at 4am to drive to the Dune 45, the most infamous sand dune in the Sousslvei area. Standing 150m high it was quite fun climbing through the sand to watch the sunrise from the top. A plethora of tourists do this each morning and we were soon to find out why, both the dunes and the sunrise are spectacular and one couldn't help but feel you were on top of the world. A number of hot air balloons we were also up and I imagine their vista would of ...