We were the only people for breakfast this morning and everything had been laid out for us on a trestle […]
View from the edge.
Tom started the day being violently sick, which was a bit of a surprise to all of us, and particularly […]
It was good to wake up in a bed this morning. The Namtib Desert Lodge is a farmstead set a […]
Ghosts, diamonds and fish
“Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good” is a phrase I have come to rely on as […]
Pink crispies at Dune 45
Somehow both Philippa and I managed to get some sleep despite the force nine that spent the night trying to […]
To the Dunes!
The wind rattled our tents all night and made for a freezing morning. I lit a fire and the gusts […]
Olives and chains
Lying in our sleeping bags this morning we noticed a thin layer of ice glittering inside the roof of our […]
When the Second World War broke out there were two German geologists working in Namibia who decided that they’d really […]
"Its full of stars…"
The more cinematically astute among you will recognise that as a line from “2001 A Space Odyssey”, though the line […]
Weeks before we set off for Namibia, I booked us places on the Living Desert Adventures tour which had rave […]