Tsauchab River Camp

Lets go camping a weekend! Like 21-23 June. We did leave Windhoek a bit too late and had some 260 km ahead of us, via B1 to Rehoboth, right turn onto C24, D1206 and D854 to Tsauchab River Camp. The last one and a half hour was driving in the dark; luckily we only saw a few Jackals and rabbits…

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We did arrive late, but with a full moon it was easy to quickly get the tent up and have some food cooking and then enjoy the evening in good company.Tsauchab02

The Tsauchab River Camp is a bit unusual in many ways. It is run by a young couple, Nicky and Johan Steyn. They have three girls and since there was not really any schools nearby they decided to build their own and employ a teacher.Tsauchab03

Hanna was quite impressed. Hmm… having your own school for yourself and your two sisters. Not bad!Tsauchab04

The camping here is also a bit unusual, but in a very nice way. This tree is a bathroom.Tsauchab05

To the left a basin, and to the right…Tsauchab06

…a shower. Mirrors, hot and cold water. What more can you ask for?

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Oh, of course. A loo with a view and lots of fresh air!
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We had plenty of room for four cars, tents, tables and everything else.
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A tree made for climbing…Tsauchab09

…so we did not see much of the girls.

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The kitchen area is very well equipped. Above one way of getting your morning toast, below another.Tsauchab12 Tsauchab13

Here is the second evening. Time for a braii…Tsauchab14

…under another nice  full-moon evening at Tsauchab River Camp. Very much worth a visit!

(Next post will tell you about what you can, but should not, do here…)

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