We had the wedding on Saturday, it was very nice and everyone looked lovely etc etc.
No time to blog about that just now - just enough time to load a few photos of ... sand.
The day after the wedding Ronald (he's my brother-in-law's brother-in-law - work that out!) took us out to find some sand. As I mentioned earlier - that is not terribly difficult in Swakopmund. He took us out to Dune 7 - which is apparently the 7th tallest dune system in the world. And we climbed it....
Picture walking up the downwards escalator - except it's sand... and twice as steep.
I just about died. I was seriously considering telling the others to send me a postcard from the top.
Quite satisfying once you're up there though..... and it's a long way back down (check out the size of the cars) - but much MUCH quicker.
The views from up here were amazing though - and for the first time we really felt like we were in Africa.
We are back in Windhoek now - officially starting our Safari tour today - but we don't meet up with the group until tomorrow morning.
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