ATM SAGA ....... Having arrived in Swakopmund we decided to walk into the town and avail ourselves of, among other things, an ATM at FNBank. ADO put his card in, entered his pin, requested N$2000 and listened to all the whirring etc of notes being counted. Then nothing. Zilch. Zero. Nada. Nul points - you’re getting the gist! No receipt and the bank was closed! After breakfast on the following day (fortunately our excursion had been postponed until 12.00) w...
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When we left you last I think we were just finishing in Sossusvlei. We left just before 9am to head north for about 200 miles to Swakopmund on the coast. The roads were all gravel varying from quite good quality to quite appalling. This latter state was usually in the mountainous areas where they had become badly rutted especially on bends and steep slopes. As we approached Swakopmund the land flattened out and became totally featureless so that we were runni...