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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSam's Giardino Swakopmund
Cold, smells, not in centre of town and with a owner who sits with you at meals without asking.
Beds are small so plus sides lots of cuddles lol :-)
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... lug the bike out of the sand. Riding the dunes was not without hazards, one side of the dune would be smooth and the other edge could be a very steep drop off. Glad that we had a great guide. We started small to get used to it, then could really lay into bikes and do "roller coasters" which was running the bike up the steep side of a dune then swinging up on the adjacent dune, and repeat the attack on the dune you started with, ...
... long stretch of nothing. Stopped at a Namibian rest stop to take a picture of the highest point in Namibia. Apparently there are big uranium mines near here where the Chinese and French are extracting heaps of the stuff. I hope they are paying big royalties that could help the local people...but I'm sure very little of that makes its way to those most in need... Michek stopped to show us a home of the Damara people. Fewer and fewer live ...
... and shower, and there is a water tank with a fire underneath to give us hot water. After lunch we were joined by a small flock of red winged starlings, who were very friendly, they would even take food off Les's foot. After lunch we drove to Twyfelfontein. This area is a World Heritage Site, there are many rock carvings here dating to 3000bc. You can only visit with a tour guide. We paid our entrance fee and a young lady took us ...
... the sand, but those that live below the sand and only come out during the cool of the evening. Among these, he described the "6 eyed spider" and it's deadly poison that can kill a man within hours that has no antidote.
Frans also explained the grassy conditions that we walked through even though we were in the desert. He noted that below the sand there are grass roots, and in years of heavier rains, the grasses will grow. In subsequent years, when there is less ...
... pieces made from seeds. The women cover their skin with a fragment mixture of ochre, butter and bush herbs that acts as a natural sun block and mosquito repellent as well as making them appear a burnt orange colour which I thought looked very attractive. They also put the same mixture on their braided hair which gives it a kind of special dread lock effect which also looks really cool but I can imagine they are quite heavy.
They don't speak English really and have ...