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A Travel Blog entry by beattie99 from Benguela, Benguela, Angola
... "white", they'll help you. A positive noticeable things have changed, Flushing toilets, hot water and fridges and freezers that work! Benguela was a pretty town but we decide (uh oh 3 decision makers to please) to push on to fishing village 40km south. ...
A Travel Blog entry by africabound14 from Walvis Bay, Namibia
... to the country we have just travelled through. Tall double rows of power pylons stand like sentries over the horizon. The cold Benguela current travels up the coast from Antarctica, creating chilly winds & fog as the warm desert air meets the sea ...
A Travel Blog entry by carlosherbane from Lubango, Angola
... up the kitchen sink. Yes. T.I.A. My left foot rested on this sink all the way to Lubango. The landscapes heading inland from Benguela are stunning as was today's sunset. As we ploughed on down the road to Lubango, I had a feeling of cautious optimism. ...
A Travel Blog entry by pachi from Cape Town, South Africa
... we walked around the rocky shore and took pictures. Here two of the earth's most contrasting water masses - the cold Benguela current and the warm Aguilhas current meet. Where the icy north-flowing Benguela and the warm, south-flowing Aguilhas currents ...
A Travel Blog entry by andrewsinclair from Luanda, Angola
... km 23rd - Drove through Lobito and stopped briefly in Benguela, for the food shop in the supermarket of course. While leaving Benguela we saw some old railway trains/equipment by the side of the road opposite the tracks. Then we headed down the ...
A Travel Blog entry by fransspronk from Walvisbaai, Erongo, Namibië
... Marco. Pelikanen, meeuwen, aalscholvers en zee leeuwen werden uit de lucht of op de boot gevoerd. Veel foto's genomen. We zagen ook Benguela zee honden (In de wereld alleen te zien in de koude Benguela stroom aan de zuid west kust van Africa) maar we ...
A Travel Blog entry by kenziertw from Lubango, Huíla, Angola
... itself. Lots of people sick due to the poor diet. Bushcamped. 19th March The conditions have become desert. Passed through Lobito and Benguela. We drove into the mountains and bushcamped at 1700 meters (5525 feet) - I needed my sleeping bag for the first ...
A Travel Blog entry by jonclark2000 from Swakopmund, Namibia
... of a sudden we hit some really cold air, caused by wind blowing off the sea. The cold came from the waters of the Benguela current that came up from Antarctica. With this air we could also smell the sea and eventually we descended down into the mist that ...
A Travel Blog entry by momentsintime from Cape Cross, Erongo, Namibia
... of Namibia is what one would call “a land of hell”. A land where the upwelling of the cold Benguela current gives rise to dense ocean fog mostly all year round! A land where the winds blow from land to sea, ...
A Travel Blog entry by momentsintime from Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
... time enormous quantities of sand into the Atlantic Ocean. That this sand was then regularly moved northwards by the strong Benguela currents to be dumped back onto the land by the strong surf over hundreds of kilometers. ...
A Travel Blog entry by hans-jenny from Springbok, South Africa
... . We visited the Cape Seal colony at Cape Cross where thousands and thousands of seals live and breed due to the cold Benguela current that flows up the West African coast (therefore the fog!). A very impressive colony with many, many young seals born ...
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3 Lakeside Drive, Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
... truly a wonderful place to escape from city life so simply kick back and enjoy. We offer the following facilities:\n\nWe have the Benguela Brasserie at the lodge. The Brasserie is open 7 days a week from 8 am for breakfast right the way through the day ...Traveler Rating
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