Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... the truck for our journey back to Zebra River Lodge. The owner of the lodge advised us that in 2013 there were very heavy rains, and indeed there was water in Zebra River. Speaking of which, on our drive back to the lodge we came upon a small herd of zebra running in front of the truck. They ran ahead of us for at least two kilometers before escaping off the side of the road, wonderful to see, again affording us a great photo ...
Day 15 - 13th Dec.
04:15 a.m. wake up call so that we could climb 'Dune 45' to watch the sunrise over the desert and sand dunes. Already hot when we came down, a change from the overcast and somewhat chilly Swakopmund, where the Atlantic wind swept in. Had breakfast of sausages and eggs at the bottom of the dune.
After breakfast we ...
Up at 04:30 to drive 60kms into the desert to the dunes and watch the sun rise.
I cannot imagine there are many places on earth like this. My God it's remote.
From the capital to the proper Namibia Desert they call the Sand Sea.
Stunning drive starting out on tarmac through harsh rocky mountains changing to 200 Kms of gravel trail with the scenery gradually changing to softer lower mountains as we got ...
... since 2001. He showed pictures of the area from the 90's which showed a red dusty landscape. Today it is covered in grass as their annual rainfall is increasing as part of the ocean temperatures changing. We pointed out that since 2001 our seasons too have been changing but rather we have been in drought. I asked him whether the increased rainfall was good and he felt it wasn't as the ecosystem was changing all the way up to the Okavango Delta. More amusingly Frans also spoke of ...