Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Quad Biking & Sandboarding, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Quad Biking & Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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Nice sleep in this morning then 8:30 pickup for quadbiking even though the office was about 100m away lol. Went with Tania, Paul & Jo along with 4 middle aged Americans. After reading the warning about manuals getting bogged and the cost of repairs, ...

Desert Dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Desert Dunes

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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Years ago, flipping through one of my National Geographics, I became intrigued by the people and landscapes of Namibia. I remember ochre-covered bodies gleaming in the sun, desert dunes stretching endlessly on. It was this memory that led me, somewhat ...

4 days in the Swakop dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

4 days in the Swakop dunes

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... ( I know what people are thinking but these animals are not endangered and the meats were actually very tasty). Saturday 12th September. Swakopmund has strange weather patterns being by sea and desert in that for most days of the year fog clouds the town ...

Enfim o Atlântico!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Enfim o Atlântico!

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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... e visitarmos o monumento nacional de pegadas de dinossauros, finalmente chegamos ao mar em Swakopmund, que é considerada a capital nacional dos esportes radicais na Namibia.     Diferentemente das demais estradas que pegamos na Namíbia ...

Swakopmund, Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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... . Such good fun - I managed to get a speed of 71kph, 1st equal fastest of the day. After a fun morning we headed back to some cold beers and ham rolls - perfect way to finish! Swakopmund was one hell of an experience and won't be forgotten any time ...

Namibian safari - southern loop, Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia travel blog

Namibian safari - southern loop

A travel blog entry by ruth_and_matt

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... (Fish River - been there Becs?) Seeing wild Ostriches and Oryx Cooking, eating and sleeping outdoors with leopards keeping guard Namibia has the most incredible scenery - the landscapes go on forever with a neverending horizon. We drove for hours ...

Swakopmund, Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by ruth_and_matt

... a while which is a shame as we had got used to it. We join a group on Friday in order to see the rest of Namibia as it is very difficult to travel to the interesting parts without transport. Hopefully this will be a good trip - we met some people ...

Our campsite in the middle of nowhere in Namibia!, Vogelfederberg, Namibia travel blog

Our campsite in the middle of nowhere in Namibia!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Botswana, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Botswana

A travel blog entry by hans-jenny

... , many dead trees. Our next adventure was two days on a houseboat on the Okavango River, just south of the border from Namibia. A very nice, luxurious, quiet and slow way to travel and see and hear the wild life close to the river. On either side ...

Back from the Beach, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Back from the Beach

A travel blog entry by lekker

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... all things considered, I think we did ok.    We also just got back from a weekend trip to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund (spelling?), 2 coastal towns about 5 hours west (obviously). Umu, a young sister in the hall, myself and Susy took a bus and ...

Oct 17, 2011, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Oct 17, 2011

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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Last day in Swakop, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Last day in Swakop

A travel blog entry by scatterling

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I am writing this a little later than the actual day, as it was difficult to get to a computer.  Today we had booked to go quad biking on the sand dunes.  I must admit I went a little nervously as I am a bit of a sook, and have never driven ...

Swakopmund and sand, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund and sand

A travel blog entry by beccasmith

... I stayed at the lovely Puccini House for the night and then took a shuttle to Swakopmund the next day. Swakopmund is a small seaside town on the coast of Namibia, which is gaining renown as an extreme sports centre. It was cold and rainy when we ...

Jeux dans un carré de sable / Games in a sandbox, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Jeux dans un carré de sable / Games in a sandbox

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... vacations when I was a little boy. The sand castles here can be bigger than when I was a kid, that's the only difference. Swakopmund is a small coastline town that makes you feel like you've just landed in Germany. It's pretty weird to drive for hours ...

The beginning, and beyond!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The beginning, and beyond!

A travel blog entry by dusted

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... his ascent. Walvis Bay also offered little in terms of attractions, for us at least, and we made our way to Swakopmund. Swakop is a quaint little town, where the German influence can still clearly be seen in both the architecture and the people. At our ...

Climb Every Mountain, Ride Every Dune, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Climb Every Mountain, Ride Every Dune

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

... some roadside stalls and checked out the crystals, rocks and interesting looking ‘kaggel kakkies’ on sale.  In Swakopmund we chose to stay at the Swakopmund River Campsite for 50N$/night as the backpacker lodges seemed overpriced for what ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by ellieburrows

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After our afternoon exploring Swakopmund town and getting hideously sunburnt georgia and I went to a restaurant out on the main jetty. Stunning setting and we were able to watch the sunset while having mussels, oysters and a bottle of half decent wine for ...

Cheetah'd, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Cheetah'd

A travel blog entry by colin

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... of meat and we watched the cheetahs grab a piece and run off to eat it. Good fun.   So the next day we drove to Swakopmund (where I am now) on the coast. Along the way we stopped off at Cape Cross to see the seal colony - I have never seen (or ...

Dag 8: Die laaste dag om te ontspan!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dag 8: Die laaste dag om te ontspan!

A travel blog entry by steynbergs

07 April 2011   Weens beperkte internetkonneksie en baie ry tussen in gaan ek dit kort hou vandag! Ons het vanoggend na ontbyt gery na die Spitzkoppe toe. Dit is ‘n natuurverskynsel van formaat en ons neem fotos by die bekende Klipboog, ...

Estoy en Swakopmund!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Estoy en Swakopmund!

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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We just arrived in Swakopmund, Namibia a few hours ago. It has been an AMAZING last few days! I would LOVE to share all of the INCREDIBLE pictures I've taken but I am lucky enough to be posting this blog seeing as the computer I am working with is MUCH ...

Swakupmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakupmund

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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Day 49 I got to sleep in for the first time in a long time, 8am! We had breakfast and a group of us got picked up to go sandboarding! We spent hours on the sand dunes boarding down. The only rough part was walking back up in snowboard boots! By the end ...

Happy Halloween, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Happy Halloween

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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Day 50 We left the hostel and said goodbye to our beds. On our way to the next camp, we stopped at a little village where we had a few minutes to buy some souvenirs and take a few photos. The villagers had huts made out of clay, and they rub clay on ...

Swakupmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakupmund

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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Day 48 We made our way to Swakupmund today, where we are staying in a hostel for 2 days. The room we stayed in had 20 beds, and it was a full house. Only having two bathrooms is a challenge when everyone wants a shower! We spent the day walking around ...

Day 6-7 - Swakopmund and Quad-Biking, Dunes Lodge, Namibia travel blog

Day 6-7 - Swakopmund and Quad-Biking

A travel blog entry by aporter

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... being missed. In minutes I was fast asleep. +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ The following day in Swakopmund was dedicated to spoiling oneself with local activities or sleep. My decision ...

We did a lot in Namibia!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

We did a lot in Namibia!

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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... pets and then some wild Cheetah's kept in an enormous enclosure behing fed hacked up raw Donkey meat, skin still intact. Swakopmund This is a town on the coast and is actually a German colony so it's very westernised which was a much welcome ...

Dune 45, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dune 45

A travel blog entry by smber1

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An incredibly windy night last night at our camp site in Swakopmund, Namibia, out in the desert.  A number of times sand was dumped onto our heads whilst we slept.  The in-tent temperature wasn't nearly as bad as the night before ...

V znamenju rojstnega dne, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

V znamenju rojstnega dne

A travel blog entry by bibka

... morje, na drugi sipine. Veter nosi njihov pesek čez cesto, da se v zraku dela peščena megla. Prihod v Swakopmund daje že na začetku nekoliko bolj žlahtno sliko mesta. Sodobne zgradbe se mešajo s starinskimi iz ...

Welwitschia - posebna roža?, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Welwitschia - posebna roža?

A travel blog entry by bibka

Ko zjutraj zlezeva iz šotora, iz njega kaplja in curlja. Nočna vlaga, ki jo je prinesel veter z morja ( 92%25 vlaga, 8 stopinj) zmede najino mini vremensko postajo, da kaže na dež, čeprav je nebo jasno. Ni naju strah, da bi nama ...

Dag 3: Lang ure, baie hoe duine!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dag 3: Lang ure, baie hoe duine!

A travel blog entry by steynbergs

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02 April 2011 Ons is vroeg vanoggend op, omtrent 5uur, om gou 'n koppie koffie en beskuit te sluk voor ons die pad vat om die wereld se grootste duine te sien, die grootste een hiervan Dune 45. Ons ry om 6am om te sien hoe die son oor die duine opkom ...

Smelly times, Cape Cross, Namibia travel blog

Smelly times

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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... making a few people feel a bit queasy including Cesca who gagged.  Back in the truck we headed down the coast to Swakopmund. After settling into our 4 bed dorm with the Sarah's we watched a video showing us all the activities we could enjoy in the ...

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