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Travel Blogs from Walvis Bay
Went around the town and saw some of the old buildings such as the prison
and hospital from 1910, the lighthouse and old government buildings.
It was a cold and misty day so spent more time going around the
shops. In the afternoon we drove to the town of Walvis Bay, this used
to be a British enclave when all around was German controlled. Found
a nice campsite for the ...
... rough to swim in. I am not sure about the quality of the water either. We had lunch in a cafe with cold Windhoek brewed beer. We spent two hours walking around the town before we had to rejoin the taxi and we then took the coastal road back to Walvis Bay. This time we had the high dunes on our left, desert and the sea on our right. The desert itself went right down to the sea. Shortly after leaving Swakopmund we stopped at a small centre from which you could have ...
... 13 but the heat ;-) An Orangery salad for lunch then back onto deck 13 for another half an hour. After this we retired to the Crows Nest for a refreshingly cold lager and a read :-) Had a lazy afternoon and then went for the farce of the immigration officers stamp to say we were leaving Namibia! Dinner and four of us as is the norm and then off to the Curzon to see a multi instrumentalist act Michael Grant. He was ok, clarinet, flute, piccolo, tenor sax, soprano ...
... husband the
satisfaction of hearing the three most difficult words to utter in
our relationship, ”You were right,” I should not go up!
was like an endurance test, and it felt like I was doing a “step
master” at high altitude. Every step I took filled my shoes with
the red sand and my feet became heavier and heavier. I had to summon
all my energy and it tested my patience to the ...
And onto to Swakaopmund, where in fact Sean lives. It is Sunday so there are few cafes open, we have ham croissants and chocolates cakes. All very German again but they speak africaans and English as well. The town is picturesque and touristy. A holiday destination for many Namibians, with beach cafes, a pier and some tourist attractions. Not exactly Brighton or Blackpool but a busy village with a mix of german tidiness and African ...