Karavatu Mine

Karavatu Mine

exploring the depths of a dusty, unsecured copper mine near a private luxury lodge

Location: 

Camping area (!Uris Safari Lodge), Namibia

Duration: 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Uri's Safari Lodge: private luxury lodge with a camping ground
  2. Karavatu Mine: small source of copper, about one hundred years ago
  3. Animals: spotting many bats and the remains of some porcupines
  4. Guide: bushman from the Etosha leading and explaining the way
  5. Underground: sneaking down an unsecured and dump shaft

Image sources

  1. Rocky path to the Mine
  2. Guide's demonstration
  3. Inside the Copper Mine
  4. Original mining Utensils
  5. Bones of the porcupine

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