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... the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The day before Gonzalo met a 26-year old guy from Switzerland, Michael, who also wanted to go to the desert but didn't have a clue how to get there. He seemed to be quite cool so we offered him a ride. Since we agreed to share all the costs related to the vehicle (rental and gas) it was a mutually beneficial move.
Before we departed from Windhoek we had to get a few more things. First of all, we went to an outdoor store known as "Cymot" to ...
... this Sesriem Canyon appeared invisible from a short distance away but as I got closer to it and looked down, a narrow gorge of about 1 km in length, 2 meters wide in some places and a good 30 meters deep appeared right before my eyes. I was beaming with joy as our guides told us we were heading straight to…..to the bottom of this canyon! Yeahhhh!
By following Michel, I started ...
... like a dream and a fantasy as it looked so unreal! No clouds were in the sky making the contrast in colors of the sky’s deep blue set up against the reddish of the dunes and whites of the clay pan a photographer’s paradise!
Taking my time to digest this special moment, devour my surroundings and at least to catch my breath, five minutes later and like a bunch of wild ...
... this entire park was considered the foremost attraction of Namibia and much had been done by the Namibian Authorities to support and facilitate tourism in the area. Well, thank you! This concrete road had been built in the early 2000s to connect Sesriem (entrance gate) and Soussusvlei , a 66 km distance! Interesting facts!
Once more, ...
... gates, none were around! Mind that I now considered myself an expert in the “behind the bush” option!
Without a minute too early, at exactly 7:00am, the gates were open and like a bunch of madmen, we all rushed in with our drivers driving full speed ahead in order to reach the dunes before sunrise!
To be continued….
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