Travel Blogs from Helmeringhausen
Wir starteten gleich nach dem Frühstück zu einer 2-stündigen Wanderung in den Bergen oberhalb von Klein Aus. Dazu ging es zunächst 6km mit dem Auto zur sogenannten Geisterschlucht. Von dort dann über die Dependance "Eagles Nest" über den Bergkamm und wieder zurück zur Geisterschlucht.
Wieder in Aus angekommen tankten wir vor der Fahrt in …
Bereits kurz nach 6:00 morgens begannen wir mit unserer kleinen Bergtour. Von den Chalets aus führten uns Steinmännchen auf den Kamm oberhalb der Lodge. Einen Pfad gibt es aber nicht. Stattdessen geht es über die roten Granitblöcke weglos aufwärts. Von oben hat man eine schöne Sicht auf die Tirasberge und die vorgelagerte Savanne bis hin zu den …
... giraffes and zebra's. Laurens and me enjoyed every kilometer although the road was not in best shape.
At 17.30 we reached the 'town’ of Helmeringhausen and knocked on the door at the local hotel. It looked like we could get a not too expensive room so we moved in and got some dinner. It turned out that this price was per person so we decided to put up our tent again and sleep there during the cold night. Woke up several times due to the cold ...
... treeless grass plains skirted by mountains. Cool!
Just before Helmeringhausen you turn onto the C27, which would lead me to the castle and eventually Sossusvlei. But about 2:30pm I started to hit the wall. My stomach was still cramping and I was really suffering from my lack of sleep the previous night. I passed a Guest Farm which offered camping and decided that if I passed another one then I would stop. Sure enough, about 40km along the C27 I saw the Barby Guest ...
To Betta, 409 ks
The roads in Namibia are good. Mostly groomed shingle but they can, and will catch you out as Dave found out.
I was waiting for Dave at one intersection and he did not show up so i rode back to find him. The BMW was in a heap in the middle of the road with the panniers and stuff on the side of the road. Dave was OK but the boxes were bent and the bike would ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking