To the south – Day 2c – Further south

We left Dead Vlei and walked back to the car…

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…with the world’s highest sand dune behind us and Sossusvlei and the worlds second highest sand dune ahead.

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This area is full of fascinating shapes and colours…0701_62

…and we took the car through the sand to…0701_63

…Sossusvlei where we were met by…0701_64

…a Black-backed Jackal that showed some interest in our breakfast.0701_66

Cute as any dog and Hanna fell in love!
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Driving back with several photo stops.0701_71

See a heart?0701_72

It is some 60 km’s of good tar road…0701_73

…with fascinating dunes…0701_76

…on both sides and a few animals, like this Oryx/Gemsbok.0701_77

Back at Sossus Dune lodge we replaced the leaking tyre with the second spare…0701_78

… leaving this wonderful lodge,wishing we could have stayed a few more days. But for now we had to continue to the next destination. After an hour or so we had a tyre explosion, put on the leaking tyre again and with both spare wheels out of service we got a bit nervous, until…0701_80

…at Wereldend (Worlds End!) we found a small garage in the middle of nowhere that could fix one broken tyre plus the one that was leaking. And we knew the guy running the garage! Namibia is a big country in a small world…0701_81

We were heading for a small village west of Keetmanshoop, called Betanie. This road is very beautiful…0701_83

…with almost no signs of human life…0701_84

…but with fantastic views. And finally we did reach Betanie!

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2 Responses to To the south – Day 2c – Further south

  1. Anna Sternfeldt says:

    Amazing! I think you should make a photo book.

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