Travel Blogs from Spitzkoppe, Namibia

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sand and stones, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

sand and stones

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... still it was one side warming up, the other side still freezing. Hold on, we have now reached Kamanjab, 340 km north of Spitzkoppe, almost 6 hour drive. Things have changed rather dramatically. First of all, it is hot, seriously hot, I mean, I can't even ...

Visit to the Bushman's paradise!, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Visit to the Bushman's paradise!

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... so, we had to get back to the truck to make it to the campsite for our bush walk. Our campsite was located at Spitzkoppe (in German this literally means pointy-head).  This granite isle burg is the remnant of an ancient volcano.  It stands 1728 metres ...

Damaraland and Toyotas, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Damaraland and Toyotas

A travel blog entry by badams

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We travelled for about 5 hours from Etosha to Damaraland for our bush camp.  We were lucky as there were actually bush toilets (a loo with a bit of canvas around it) in the middle of the grass near the camp!  We got set up with our tents (we ...

From Flat & Hot to Mountains & Hot, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

From Flat & Hot to Mountains & Hot

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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Skitzkoppe has been a refreshing change of new scenery.  Although still very dry, the landscape is dotted with stunning red mountains that remind me of Utah.  We bush camped right next to one of the mountains and had several hours to do as we ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by izzie

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A night under the stars, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

A night under the stars

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... the road to purchase some mineral rocks. I purchased a purple and green rock for my mom for 10 Rand. We arrived at Spitzkoppe shortly thereafter.              At Spitzkoppe, we took a walk along ...

On to Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

On to Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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After a morning of shopping, email etc., we left Swakopmund after lunch for the comparitively short journey to Spitzkoppe - 165km. Spitzkoppe is sometimes called 'Africa's Matterhorn' and it's one of a few mountains that just stick up out of the huge ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by izzie

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The Matterhorn of Africa, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

The Matterhorn of Africa

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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March 7th - Etosha to Spitzkoppe We had heard the roads in western Namibia had been washed out so it was with some trepidation that we set off today. We were due to bush camp next to Spitzkoppe (a spectacular mountain with ancient rock paintings) but ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

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... to drive the overland truck around the parking lot a while. After the short visit we got back on the truck and headed to camp at Spitzkoppe. We arrived about an hour and a half before sun set and I was able to climb the granite hill in front of our camp. ...

Leopard Alley, Right Next to Snake Rock, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Leopard Alley, Right Next to Snake Rock

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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In Spitzkoppe we stayed in a remote camping site under the granite mountains of Namibia. Unlike many of our previous camps, we had no end to the amount of room we had. Most of us clustered together for safety, but Elena, seeking a little privacy set her ...

This is class, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

This is class

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... . The normally dry salt pans of Etosha give way into a sandy landscape. In the middle of all this is Spitzkoppe. A strange and magnificent savannah dominated by large red rocks, that just beckoned to be explored. We spent the afternoon bouldering ...

Day 8 - Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe Campsite, Namibia travel blog

Day 8 - Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by aporter

After another heavy day of driving, we eventually reached our end destination of Spitzkoppe. This is an tranquil place, with ancient rock formations tower above the dry, desolate plains. Once unpacked we quickly ventured out to explore the nearby bush ...

Northern Namibia, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Northern Namibia

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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... aggression, but everyone seems a bit happier now and it was an entertaining show! As best friends again, we drove to Spitzkoppe, an area that bears a striking resemblance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where we spent a relaxing day. I climbed ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe Namibia, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... what seemed like forever.  I sat and just took it all in, feeling very much the hand of God settling on me.  Spitzkoppe is a special place. Dinner was pork grilled over an open wood fire, on a typical braai grid, potatoes, and apple sauce, which ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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After a morning drive from the cheetah park, we arrived in spitzkoppe, which isn't a town, just simply a camping area in the middle of the desert.  This area was completely stunning....called the matterhorn of Namibia.  When I pu the photos up ...

Bushmen Paintings, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Bushmen Paintings

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... Kenny said “watch for the leopards”. Now they tell us, after sleeping outside overnight, that there are leopards around Spitzkoppe. The walk was around the “other” part of the outcrop, not the main peak. Richie knew what he ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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... from top to toe. The females with their babies was selling some beautiful bracelets, which Cecilie just had to buy a few of. Spitzkoppe is some really large rock formations in the middle of no where. When you looked closer at the surface of the ...

Spitzkoppe - Matterhorn of Namibia, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe - Matterhorn of Namibia

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... as well pleased that we did spend just one more night camping amongst the red granite smooth rocks in this ancient part of Namibia, Spitzkoppe is also known as Matterhorn of Namibia rising some 600 m above the flat surrounding land. It reminded me a bit ...

Sleeping Under The Stars, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Sleeping Under The Stars

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... was having some issues as well, losing plenty of speed going up each hill which slowed us down more and meant that we got to Spitzkoppe too late to do the walk to the Bushmen paintings. I think people were suffering a bit from sitting on the hot truck for ...

Located in Africa: one troll, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Located in Africa: one troll

A travel blog entry by uglytroll

Even when itīs 40°C, Troll still wears her hat. Thatīs dedication. ...

Day 176 - Namibia, Spitzkoppe Rocks - Needle Grass, Spitzkoppe Rocks, Namibia travel blog

Day 176 - Namibia, Spitzkoppe Rocks - Needle Grass

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... were clear blue, would have been nice to stay and have one full day in the sun on the beach. Drove for a few hours to Spitzkoppe where we arrived at 2. Spitzkoppe is a mass of rocks rising 1728m from the dusty plains of southern Damaraland within a ...

Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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... a tar road all the way to Windhoek, so Anita was in heavens. It did not last long as 120K's we turned north into Spitzkoppe. Then down again into Henties.It is quite impressive the change in landscape. Close to the coast is flat and very little grows in ...

Matterhorn of Africa, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Matterhorn of Africa

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... in recent years due to a increasing number of accidents. The view from up there was incredible, and allowed for some good photography. Spitzkoppe, the 'Matterhorn of Africa’ - so named because of its sharp peak - is a granite outcrop, 1,728m high. ...

Cruising through Namibia, Windoek, Etosha, Spitzkoppe, Swakopmund and Sossusvlei, Namibia travel blog

Cruising through Namibia

A travel blog entry by jai_82

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... cars). Tazznibia took us to Etosha (National Park), where we nearly ran over a male lion having a sleep on the road, to Spitzkoppe where we bush camped and spent a shitty Christmas eve, to Swakopmund which just felt like Germany and finally to the best ...

To the Bar!, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

To the Bar!

A travel blog entry by annieandmark

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... together to solve the second issue. For you to fully appreciate our quandary I should first describe our location to you. Spitzkoppe Hills is a beautiful, if small, national park located in Western Namibia; it has huge outcrops made up of fantastically ...

Bush Camp and Barbeque Fish, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Bush Camp and Barbeque Fish

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... just in time as the rain looked like settling in to head for Spitzkoppe. After a long drive we arrived in Spitzkoppe which is Namibia's second highest peak and is truly an impressive sight, particularly at sunset.  As we watched the sun set from a ...

Campsite at Spitzkoppe, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Campsite at Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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I think this has to be my favourite place of the trip. We arrived yesterday afternoon and watched the sun set over the rocks. Rosey and I were up at 6am this morning and climbed up to a shoulder on the rocks to watch the sun come up. ...

Stinking seals and Lion King Land, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Stinking seals and Lion King Land

A travel blog entry by lizzieadventure

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... like dogs and the enormous males roar like lions and make this odd throaty cough to show off. We drove north to a spot called Spitzkoppe which is large red granite outcrops sticking out of Savannah its like being in the Lion King! There is even a rock ...

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