Travel Blogs from Windhoek, Namibia

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Etosha the wildlife haven, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Etosha the wildlife haven

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... delicious way of cooking them. Go Canada.    So far the trip and group have been amazing, we are now in Windhoek with Internet for tonight. But will be heading out tomorrow for some Wild bush camping.  Until then Much love from ...

Into the Namibian Desert with the Pastores, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Into the Namibian Desert with the Pastores

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... two of us got on our first bus in South Africa and rode 20 or so hours up to Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Windhoek is a pretty mellow place, about the size of Kalamazoo. We spent a few days getting organized there (including a hot, dusty walk to the ...

Welkom by Namibië!, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Welkom by Namibië!

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... of a place had a swimming pool and a patio bar. This is where I spent all my time at the Box. Swimming and drinking Windhoek, the local, quite delicious brew, for all of 80 cents. Since Namibia is the only former German colony in Africa, these guys know ...

Game Steaks...Flintstone Style + new Brit slang., Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Game Steaks...Flintstone Style + new Brit slang.

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... Supermarkets and trendy shops. Definitely not what I was expecting when I pictured what Africa would be like, and the capital of Namibia, Windhoek, seems more like the suburbs of Denver, Colorado than southern Africa. Last night, we had dinner a fancy ...

Namibia, Windhoek Namibie, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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After 9 days in Namibia, tomorrow the last, Windhoek, I am trying to sum up what I feel about the place. Due to the fact that vast areas have (little or) no population, and also because of the way we are travelling - as a group, self-supporting, camping - ...

The Capital, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

The Capital

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Our next stop was to the capital of the country. We enjoyed a few days of shopping and eating ...

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Guide: "we will see lots of animals but if ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... : "Find one.... Very fast!" It's me again - funny about that since it is my journal. Well we have just landed in to Namibia after a 5:30am start - very early. Well the last couple of days have been great - spent 2 night out in the Okvanko Delta bush ...

A dingo stole my baby!! hang on i mean a ..., Swakump, Namibia travel blog

A dingo stole my baby!! hang on i mean a ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... from Spitterock which is the equivalant of Australia's Ayres Rock. A huge rock sculpture in the middle of the dessert. The whole Namibia desserts are amazing - everything changes as we drive along (even though I sleep alot of it - have to get rid of ...

German Africa, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

German Africa

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, is not wonderful at first glance.  It's a city, it feels transported straight from the West, and there's really not a lot to do.  After a wander it grows on you a bit, but there's still not a lot to do.  We ...

What STILL NO Luggage? & Car Hire Dramas., Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

What STILL NO Luggage? & Car Hire Dramas.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... Namibian authorities. After this the bus drove on through the night, with not too many stops, and eventually we arrived at Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, 18 hours later at 6.30am and very pleased to get off the bus at last. We found a cafe ...

Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Namibia in our entry from Cape Town, South Africa entitled 'Cape Town at Last!!!'. Cheers, K & ...

I know this is very cliché and all but i ..., Ludertitz, Namibia travel blog

I know this is very cliché and all but i ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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I know this is very cliché and all, but I think I have seen the highlight of the trip so far, the desserts and dunes of Nambi Dessert! Words cannot explain the amazing sights (sunrises and sunsets) I have seen for the past couple of days. But I ...

Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... Immigration in about then minutes with very Friendly officials. Hoped back into the SX and asked for an IFR clearance to Windhoek Namibia which I had filed electronically with Rocketroute.... the Tower told me that they did not have any flight plan and I ...

Mariental, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Mariental

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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Gpt up early for my morning Bike ride , when I got back Desme& Jannie Silverhad prepped Breakfast , again came to FYML Mariental Namibia as a stranger and left as a Friend of great People. The plan was to fly to Godabis to get Fuel and check out of ...

Discovering Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Discovering Windhoek

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... comes back with info. The city is only 3 blocks away, so we walk there for lunch. It are looooong blocks!!! Like almost whole Namibia: Windhoek is German! The owners of our pension are German (as are the guests), the pubs are German and so is the food. ...

Wayward Luggage Returned!, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Wayward Luggage Returned!

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... it finally happened - a reunion with our luggage! We left Swakopmund very early and found it quite a picturesque journey back to Windhoek, We chose to take the sealed road all the way rather than the shorter unsealed route. Eerily there were quite dense ...

Laziest New Year ever, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Laziest New Year ever

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Hung around the swimming pool, had Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel, hung around the swimming pool and went back to Joe' Beer Garden for diner. There was not a lot open in the city, so it was easy enough. Even the diner came slowly. But that is OK, Dr T was very ...

New Year's Eve in Windhoek: Joe's Beer Garden, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

New Year's Eve in Windhoek: Joe's Beer Garden

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... a big glass roof in that street. It turns out to be a big GRASS roof. Silly me. 'Joe's Beer Garden. A trip to Windhoek is incomplete without visiting this unique beer garden!!! It is always packed with locals and travelers. It also has an excellent ...

Lazy day at the swimming pool, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Lazy day at the swimming pool

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We spend our day in and around the swimming pool. It IS very hot but there is a pleasant breeze and the pool water feels cold, though it is 27 degrees. Tony's office is at the pool, so internet and a swim are all at hand. In the evening we drive to ...

To the capital of Namibia: Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

To the capital of Namibia: Windhoek

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... hours away. A Wimpy! And it was very nice. Would you believe? We drive through the Tropic of Capricorn! We arrive at Windhoek late afternoon and find the pension easily. Thanks to the trusty navigator, of course! We are surprised to find out ... it ...

The Rains Down in Africa, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

The Rains Down in Africa

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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Dennis and I left Swakopmund around 6:30 a.m. on March 24 (Day 89) to drive the four-plus hours to Windhoek, Namibia's capital. It poured rain almost the entire drive, by far the most rain we've seen in Africa (the most rain we've seen since Indonesia, in ...

Premier camp près de Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Premier camp près de Windhoek

A travel blog entry by isaetjef

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Arrivée à Johannesburg le 2 aout; quelques flocons de neige. Correspondance pour Windhoek. Départ en 4x4 pour notre premier camp, un peu plus au ...

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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From the vast grasslands of Etosha we continued on to the desert area that Namibia is known for. We spent the day in the truck (which by now we were all used to) and just before we got to our campsite we stopped at a local school.  The kids were waiting ...

Botswana Plan, Pieter & The Landrover, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Botswana Plan, Pieter & The Landrover

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... Okavanga Delta for a few days, before continuing on through Zimbabwe/Zambia to Malawi. However, after meeting Pieter at a hostel in Windhoek, the plan has changed to spend about 8 days in Botswana, traveling in his Land Rover, before getting dropped off ...

Getting the Hang of Things, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Getting the Hang of Things

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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Throughout the night i woke up so many times... sometimes it was the geese squawking, sometimes it was the lion roaring, sometimes it was the jackals. I had to go to the bathroom sooooo bad half the night, but was too scared to even walk two doors down ...

The start of the adventure, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

The start of the adventure

A travel blog entry by cocksafrica

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... Coober Pedy.  The terrain was dry and arid, just like home.  Our driver met us and travel for 45 minutes to Windhoek.  He travelled at 120kms even going through the 40kms men at work section.  Windhoek is not remarkable in any ...

Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Windhoek

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... were pretty much empty. I said good-bye to everyone from the Nomad tour group and was back on my own in Windhoek.  It had been a fun time in Namibia with the group, but I was ready to get on my way to the Okavanga Delta in Botswana.  When I ...

From Lush Winelands to Scorching Deserts, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

From Lush Winelands to Scorching Deserts

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... the very scenic landscape. I checked out and left for the airport at 10am the next day for my 12:20 pm flight to Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. I had plenty of time at the airport – a very rare moment in my life and I was a little unsettled at ...

Waterberg Plateau, Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

Waterberg Plateau

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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... to cool down a little bit, so a couple of a decided to hike up the mountain for the sunset. It was hard work, with many snakes, but it was well worth it! At the top we looked out at the plains of Namibia and watched the animals in their natural ...

The last day at the Sanctuary..., Windhoek, Namibia travel blog

The last day at the Sanctuary...

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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No entry… just enjoy the pictures and notes! Baby baboon walk and food prep. Then cleaned the porcupine, meerkat, and mongoose night enclosure and the warthog enclosure. Finally, I did some more project work on baboon enrichment in the adult baboon ...

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