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Namibia Part II – Mariental and Lüderitz

Lovedale Farm and Lüderitz

On 6 March we finally got up early for a change and managed to leave before ten o’clock! I have to say though, I have no idea why on earth we brought the children with. They are completely useless when it comes to setting up or taking down everything, too short to reach and not strong enough for anything. I think we need to trade them in for two who are a bit older, maybe about 12 and 10 years old? Continue reading

Namibia Part I – /Ai-/Ais to Mariental

Arriving in Namibia

On Monday 2 March 2015, our 25th day, we arrived in Namibia in the early evening and drove straight to Rosh Pinah, the nearest town with a supermarket. We were out of the basics and the SANPARKS personnel told us that there is a decent sized Spar. The previous night in the Richtersveld the children were pleasantly surprised that I can make stokbrood (bread on a stick, roasted on the fire) just like their grandmother on the farm. Continue reading