Travel Blogs from Kamanjab, Namibia

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Playing with the moggies, Otjitotongwe, Cheetah Farm, Namibia travel blog

Playing with the moggies

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... when the watering hole are packed with animals. We stopped at Outjo for lunch, the town seemed like a ghost town. Kamanjab was where we were heading and the cheetah farm called Otjitotongwe. At 4:30 we all piles on the back of a ...

Namibia Safari Part II, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Namibia Safari Part II

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... white Etosha pan for hotter, dryer, red sandy earth heading towards Damaraland. On the way, we stop in the small town of Kamanjab, on our way to see the Himba Tribesmen. In addition to beer, another nice thing about German influence is the lovely bakeries ...

who's fooling who?, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

who's fooling who?

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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I want to tell you about the Himba tribe, the last traditional tribe in Namibia. I realise there are two ways of telling and am wondering which would do more justice. It's hard to say. I can quote the facts which I have here in front of me. I can't fault ...

Small Bushmen and Big Cats, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Small Bushmen and Big Cats

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He Said: Heading into the northern Namibian heartland we drove to visit a tribe of San Bushmen. Prior to this trip Katie and I had the impression that there were still isolated pockets of people in Africa that lived by traditional ways and ancient ...

Seals, rocks and paintings, Twyfelfontein, Namibia travel blog

Seals, rocks and paintings

A travel blog entry by vicki

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Left Swakopmund behind and headed further north, along the coast at first to the Cape Cross Seal colony. I had been warned that the seals absolutely stink - and they weren't kidding. There were thousands of them on the beach, and they really hum.... ...

Cheetahs, tribes and rare elephants, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Cheetahs, tribes and rare elephants

A travel blog entry by vicki

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... out of my feet which I'd got from sprinting across the campsite from my tent to get my camera!), we headed further north to Kamanjab. We were staying for two days at the Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park. This is run by a Namibian family who found an injured ...

Are You Ready to Rock?, Damaraland, Namibia travel blog

Are You Ready to Rock?

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Before we go any further, you need to know something about Namibia. It's big, very big. It's very dusty. There's not a lot of people here either. In a country this big, this dry, this barren, a lot of their attractions centre around rocks. It's that ...

Yes, I Have Now Patted Cheetahs Too, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Yes, I Have Now Patted Cheetahs Too

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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In the morning we were told about the story of someone who fell asleep at the waterhole the previous year and was eaten by lions who were wandering around the camp that night. They aren’t supposed to get in but had found, or made, a hole in the ...

The children of the Himba tribe!, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

The children of the Himba tribe!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... were out the doors and heading towards our journey of learning, culture exchange and understanding of the last traditional tribe in Namibia, the Himba! I was quite happy to be heading to their village and finally see them in person after having heard ...

The women of the Himba tribe!, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

The women of the Himba tribe!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 19 - morning Day 12 - Northern Experience Tour               35 Celsius, sunny and hot The Himba tribe village appeared pacific from a short distance away.   The children ...

A visit to a Himba Village, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

A visit to a Himba Village

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Before we set out to visit the Himbas, we were informed that they are nomadic and had just relocated! So we all ended up hopping on board to find them a few kilometers away! When we first arrived at the Himba's there was an abundance of CHIVOS. I made ...

Meerkats are soooooooo cute!!!, Damaraland, Namibia travel blog

Meerkats are soooooooo cute!!!

A travel blog entry by leinsterman

7th January - Xaraju Camp, Damaraland, Namibia, 20.4073S 14.3346E Alt 585m Inteactive Zoo ... desert Husky, Cuddly Meekats Keywords - Himba Africrap attack, Emotional Blackmail, Off Roading Hell in god country, Trees trees trees, hill country, Hiske's ...

A quiet evening in Kamanjab!, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

A quiet evening in Kamanjab!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... ;      Twyfelfontein to Petrified Forest:   one hour -           Petrified Forest to Kamanjab (Oase Guesthouse):   2 hours 30 min Total km:   350 ...

A night under the stars, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

A night under the stars

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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In the morning, we were able to take care of some last minute shopping. We had been told it would be a few days until we would have access to stores. We left shortly after 10a.m. for Spitzkoppe. Along our route, we stopped off along the side of the road ...

Kamanjab, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Kamanjab

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Y'a quelqu'un?, Parc de la cote du squelette, Namibia travel blog

Y'a quelqu'un?

A travel blog entry by hypsi

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Je quitte mes nouveaux amis, Mirjam, Emiel et Clint (comme Eastwood) et Swakopmund à regret et tard. Mais je dois y aller. Je trouve le moyen de me perdre en voulant sortir de la ville. Après une heure de virage et de tournage, je suis enfin sur la ...

Palmwag - stressville, Palmwag, Namibia travel blog

Palmwag - stressville

A travel blog entry by touchafrica

... . How the locals make beer from the grass with the help of ants, which bushes are posionous and what the most efficient tree in namibia is - the mopani tree. Every single shred of it is used for something. After a few days on the road eating braais we ...

The start of the journey north , Warmquelle, Namibia travel blog

The start of the journey north

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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So that was Etosha – luckily it lived up to all expectations. When you have been somewhere once and loved it, it's always a worry to go back, in case it’s not the same. Luckily, as I said, it worked – in fact we saw more this time than ...

Himba Village, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Himba Village

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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A few sorry looking campers the next morning as they got up, lucky for them it was bacon & eggs for brekkie. The other Gecko’s group were only just rising when we were driving out of camp for an hour drive to Gelbingen Lodge from where we do ...

Meerkat Manor (and hanging with the Himbas), Twyfelfontein, Namibia travel blog

Meerkat Manor (and hanging with the Himbas)

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... the trail with full bellies, this time on graveled backroads rollercoastering down and up dry riverbeds.  That afternoon, we arrived near Kamanjab, site of a small tribe of displaced Himbas, a stone-age culture (so we were told), which had moved away ...

Seals and big cats!, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Seals and big cats!

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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... quickly left! FHM top 100 kept the boys amused on our drive to our camp for the night at Cheetah Park just outside Kamanjab. Here we were loaded into a smaller truck and driven through the park. This is a nightly occurance so the Cheetahs know ...

Himba Tribal Experience, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Himba Tribal Experience

A travel blog entry by touchafrica

... *the goverment does not provide any support to the Himba people because they think that the perpetuation of such tribes makes Namibia seem backwards... Highlights of the visit were Tenae teaching the kids cartwheels and dancing with them, a 16 year ...

Cheetahs make great pets, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Cheetahs make great pets

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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We had been told at the beginning of the trip we were going to be staying in a Cheetah Park for a night on the safari, but had absolutely no idea what to expect. A father and son currently live together in a house with 3 cheetahs (10 years, 8 years, and ...

Y'a quelqu'un? / Is there somebody out there?, Parc de la cote du skelette / Skeleton Coast Natural Reserve, Namibia travel blog

Y'a quelqu'un? / Is there somebody out there?

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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Je quitte mes nouveaux amis, Mirjam, Emiel et Clint (comme Eastwood) et Swakopmund à regret et tard. Mais je dois y aller. Je trouve le moyen de me perdre en voulant sortir de la ville. Après une heure de virage et de tournage, je suis enfin sur la ...

My Grumpy Day!, Hoanib Valley, Namibia travel blog

My Grumpy Day!

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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My Grumpy Day! Ok, so today I can be officially grumpy, but the cold shower first thing was not a good start. It was made even worse by the fact Sue had a hot one and it turned out I had turned the wrong tap on!!! Stupid girl! 11.52 – Oh dear ...

Through the Valleys, Puros, Namibia travel blog

Through the Valleys

A travel blog entry by emmaw

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It's the middle of the day and very hot! Todays admin – the Davies are stuck in the river!!!! We are in a beautiful river valley, which we have to drive through later, but at the moment all I can hear is revving and shouting as they are trying to ...

Cheetah Park, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

Cheetah Park

A travel blog entry by bilieva

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Cheetah Park is a privetey held ranch where they have cheetahs for pets and and also breed them and feed them in the wild. ...

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A travel blog entry by spudbraham

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Package Tourist, Etosha, Namibia travel blog

Package Tourist

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan

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... touristy during the first part of the trip was going to see a "traditional" Himba village.  The Himba are one of Namibia's many tribes and they still live very traditionally although the place we visited had a tourist feel to it much as some people ...

The Herero & Himba, Kamanjab, Namibia travel blog

The Herero & Himba

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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We continued our way northwest to Kamanjab, to learn about and meet the Herero and Himba. Although both groups originate from the same tribe and speak the same language, the women couldn't dress any more different. The Herero women dress in large ...

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