Waterhole Vigil in Etosha, Namibia

Posted on January 12th, by admin in Africa, Etosha, Namibia, Safari, Travel, Travel Tips. 1 Comment

A short morning’s drive takes us in Namibia (free visa), with a stop at a local clinic to pick up some malaria medication for Ebron. We camp at Ngepi, a quirky, beautiful campsite along the panhandle of the Okavango.

It’s strangely known for its unique toilets and showers, each with a different theme and catchy name, some set amidst trees and shrubs, with the shower on a raised platform. There is even a Royal Throne, a solitary toilet set on a ledge overlooking the river. Or, if you prefer, the Poop-A-Falls, a toilet two stories high, thatched and overlooking the fields. Or the Lav-a-Tree (say “lavatory” fast… get it!?) set on a mighty log.

Here, the two couples in our group go for an upgrade in treehouses, a rustic room with thatched walls, rainwater spout showers and even a device that sprays … Read More »

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