Sossus Dune Lodges
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... on Mars, the colours and vast amount of land with nothing living on it only some small trees, which I decided must be magic trees as it hasn't rained for over three years! The population of Nambia is just over 2 million and is the same landmass as South Africa which in contrast has a population of 58million. To put that in to prospective on the 4.5hr drive we passed one tiny town which (thankfully:-) only had a petrol station a few shops and about three small streets ...
... a 4x4 you can negotiate the soft sand to the 4x4 car park, which is what we did.
After we had parked we walked up and down the dunes to Deadvlei, a salt pan in the midst of the dunes, it was quite impressive with it's dead trees and an expanse of white amidst the red sand. Walking in the sand is very tiring, we decided that we wouldn't like to join the foreign legion!
We retraced our steps and drove back to Dune 45 ...
... My legs were like jelly and my shirt was soaked with sweat. I booted it back, wanting to hang out in the trees, but worried that M might be in the car, waiting. Took the shuttle back; no M. Turned out he was waiting for me at the other lot, having had a photographer's heyday taking tree photos. He was happy. I was fermished (Yiddish). And I was coming down with a cold. My friends will recognized this as an overwrought moment. So, back ...
... Thompson gazelles, and oryx -- which, gulp, was also on the menu for dinner, cleverly disguised as a pepper steak. Actually, it was farm raised; just sayin'.
Our Desert Homestead is beautifully located on a vast plateau surrounded by rugged hills with no other habitation in site. Gorgeous landscape -- think Lawrence of Arabia, or Lawrence of Namibia as my mother says. After check in, I swam in ...
Just seen the time trial results from yesterday - 18 of us were timed including the two ‘new’ girls, Rosa and Franci - the first time they’ve opted to do this. Really pleased that at least someone worthwhile has won the women time trial rather than me by default as the only one being timed. Even though I’m last of 18 in the results I’m very pleased with my time as I’m under twice as slow as Mike ...