Sossusvlei Wilderness Camp
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Am a little behind with my blog as we haven't been near anywhere with internet for a while. Just to carry on from the last blog, there were a few more things I wanted to share regarding Swakopmond. It is a very unusual place, a little like a Stepford Wives town. Only one third of the population live in the actual town (which has really, really wide …
So onto Sossusvlei where the dunes show really good sunrises and sunsets, arrived after about 700kms over road to be told motorbikes are not allowed in, apparently a group of SA bikers had come in and ripped it to pieces. I argued saying they couldnt treat all the same but they wouldnt be moved. Luckily a couple of guys who had driven down the west …
We arrived in Windhoek airport after a short commercial flight from Cape Town. We were met by the pilot of our next flight out to the camp. We headed out to our 6-seater plane = "light aircraft transfer", and our pilot somehow managed to fit 4 people's luggage (us and another couple) into the tiny tail of the plane which was about the size of a car …
Morning started with the local baboons picking there way through the rubbish bins. We drove and drove and drove for 10 hours. Namibia is sparce as we only passed through one tiny town in all the driving, and the locals come out to see you as not much else passed through. On the open road, if you were lucky, you might see one car every 3 - 4 hours. …
... steep one going up. So we scrambled
up there, sometimes the sand in our shoes being VERY hot and also sinking quite
deeply in the sand, but we made it to the top. From there, we had a spectacular
view of the surroundings and sat there for a while, taking in the sights and
the fact that it was so quite.
We then proceeded to walk right at the top,
which is really a very sharp point, towards the end of that dune and then
headed back down. We then headed to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSossusvlei Wilderness Camp Namib-Naukluft Park
Motorbikes are not allowed into park, so had to stay, very expensive piece of land
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