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Nov 30, 2008 - Himbas, the White Lady and a Tame Springbok
We left the Cheetah Park early the next morning. A few people were nursing some pretty nasty hangovers (including one particular person I know whose name rhymes with ebecca). Lee still held a grudge from the night before because I left him to take care of the three rowdy girls, but the grudge had lifted a little after the entire bar cheered him as he led the three girls out of the bar and back to the camp. We detoured on the way to Brandberg in order to visit a Himba village. The Himba remain one of the most traditional tribes in Africa....Jump to full entry
Nov 17, 2006 - Spitzkoppe, Namibia
Ancient, weathered rocks towered above our truck as we wound around them scouting for a suitable camp site. Eventually we found a comfortable site nestled below a massive, rust-red formation that looked somewhat like an elephant - at least Dad thought so. We spent the afternoon relaxing, hiking, and exploring the unique terrain. This included a guided tour to some Bushman rock paintings. Although they were a little faint, you could still see them. Toward evening, we all scrambled up the stones to watch the sun set, which was amazingly...Jump to full entry
Jun 8, 2005 - Having A Spit In Spitzkoppe......
Have to say this was one of the best bushcamps we had.Surrounded by a massive rock formation not dissimilar to The Olgas in central Australia.Not that I've been to the Olgas.My worms are thriving in the dry desert conditions I must say.Another dose of worming tablets has done bugger all.Starting to freak me out a bit now.......Jump to full entry