Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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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


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


... 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 ...

Seals, Cape Cross, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by angela_louise


We went down to Cape cross, which was freezing (it's right on the coast). We saw lots of very cute and fluffy seals and I took far too many ...

Swakopmund, here I come!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, here I come!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... for my taste, I ate inside Mhondoro! On the road once more, we now had 30 km in distance that separated us from Swakopmund which according to Alex was a charming little German coastal town where we’d be staying for the next two days; where ...

Red dunes of Mars, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Red dunes of Mars

A travel blog entry by yvan.huppe


... views. After a while he headed back down and walked back to the truck. Abhinav drove back this time and we continued to Swakopmund, this was a long drive and we approached near dark, stopping only when we saw a flock of pink flamingos feeding in a man ...

Adventures in the Sand, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Adventures in the Sand

A travel blog entry by marqual


Tonight is our last night of 4 in the city of Swakopmund. This town is the adrenaline capital of Namibia. On the first day, we went quad biking on the dunes south of the city. This involved riding the 4 wheel ATVs up & down some super steep sand ...

Photos, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by travel_boy

Just photos - too ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... ;all of their color is in their wings. Other than that, there isn't much to do in Walvis Bay.I enjoyed walking around Swakopmund in the afternoon. It is a clean, well kept city and consists of German architecture. It was nice to watch ...

Seaside and cool breezes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Seaside and cool breezes

A travel blog entry by cocksafrica


... of the most desolate that you can imagine and as we got closer to the coast all vegitation dissappeared.  Walvis Bay and Swakopmund much colder and windier and wilder(people).  Nearly got run down by a wild motorist who wasn't concentrating. The ...

Arriving in Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Arriving in Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

... sea a few metres from some flamingos. Paddlng was restricted however due to the many jellyfish. We then carried on the Swakopmund (literal translation 'Diahorrea Mouth') before settling into our hostel. Went out for dinner at Spur which was very tasty and ...

Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by supersazza


Hit the road at 8.30am heading for Cape Cross, where the first Westerners arrived in Namibia.  The attraction is a seal colony with 80,000 seals.  Afterwards we drove back along the Skeleton Coast - long strips of harsh land and sandy ...

Day 34 - Swakopmund Sky Diving!!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Day 34 - Swakopmund Sky Diving!!!

A travel blog entry by alicegiles


Best day ever!!! In the morning, although all still slightly drunk from the night before we get picked up and headed to the Namibian desert for sand boarding! The dunes that we sand board down are 100 metres high but the hardest part was having to climb ...

Dune Surfing?!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dune Surfing?!

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

Chilling in Swakopmund, maybe walking down to the beach or even buying a tray to go surf down a ...

Skeleton Coastline, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Skeleton Coastline

A travel blog entry by tristan_g


to be ...

Thank you Sunday, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Thank you Sunday

A travel blog entry by karenkost


... fine dust pelting our faces.  A toothless young man greeted us with our name on a sign and drove us the 30 kl to Swakopmund.  He reported that the traffic on the main road was too busy during this time of day so we would be taking the back ...

an Oh My God Day!!!!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

an Oh My God Day!!!!!

A travel blog entry by exploring


... of the desert.  Breath taking, and the climb was hard, especially when it's like 5 am.  Anyway, Dune 45 is in Namibia, then after that we took a desert walk with a bushman and he was totally interesting and would pick up bugs and things and ...

Namibia or Bust, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia or Bust

A travel blog entry by mikeandheather


... maybe because of it, this is to date one of our favorite places on earth. We have spent the last few leisurely days in Swakopmund, a bizarre blend of Bavaria-meets-Cote d'Azur, at the edge of a vast dune-filled desert. We have strolled the palm-lined ...

Our last days of civilization..., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Our last days of civilization...

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den


... was a great way to see the huge dunes and the Atlantic Ocean in the background. During the next couple of days we explored Swakopmund; we had a couple of really good coffee’s from a coffee shop our guides recommended, an awesome oryx stir fry at a ...

Booked my life away for adrenaline, Swakopmund, South Africa travel blog

Booked my life away for adrenaline

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub


After a long time I now have access to e-civilisation again!!! My recent life has definitely not been eventless. Just remote. I will update the previous stops with pics and infos a bit later - first have to download and -size them to internet ...

Stopover in civilization (sort of), Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Stopover in civilization (sort of)

A travel blog entry by naomi7


We arrived in Swakopmund this afternoon after spending the week camping, mostly in the Namibian desert.  This is a little seaside town catering to tourists, but there still isn't much open on a Sunday.  The town looks cute enough, I guess, but ...

namibian sunrises, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

namibian sunrises

A travel blog entry by touchafrica

... of Oryx poolside muching on the green grass. This place amazes you all the time. We cruised the next day heading north to swakopmund where we are now. Again the scenery was awesome, totally different to what he had seen the previous days, far more arid ...

Infiziert und suechtig, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Infiziert und suechtig

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

... Day mit Adrenalin-Junky Aktivitaeten satt. Es fing an mit einer Stunde Quadbiking durch die Duenenlandschaft um Swakopmund. Meine Hinterleute mussten viel Sand schlucken wenn die Raeder durchdrehten bei Drifts ueber Duenensteilhaenge und gelegentlichen ...

Middle of Nowhere to  Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Middle of Nowhere to Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by supersazza


Having spent the last few days away from civilization, we were all ready to go early and head to Swakopmund - an adrenalin junkie town, where Namibians come to holiday (plus Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were here a couple of years ago to have their ...

True Grit, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

True Grit

A travel blog entry by howieb

... Yesterday we arrived on the Brangelina Coast, going in an hour from Walvis Bay, long held by the British, to Swakopmund, Namibia's little Bavaria, where Germany's long colonial domination is quite visible. It is a prosperous little beach resort where ...

Over-priced Tourist Town and more Updates, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Over-priced Tourist Town and more Updates

A travel blog entry by naomi7


... the way, as well as in a town called Walvis Bay, where we saw flocks of flamingoes in the tidewater. Here in Swakopmund, there are million activities for tourists to do.  This morning, four of us went quad biking on the dunes.  A quad ...

The Namibian Desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Namibian Desert

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den


Hello from Swakopmund, Namibia. Since you've last heard from us we’ve spent most of our time in the back of a dust filled truck bouncing down gravel in the desert of rural Africa.  The scenery has been, in general, nothing short of ...

The second most southern town in Germany., Swapkopmund, Namibia travel blog

The second most southern town in Germany.

A travel blog entry by natecropp


... who's boss. On getting to the coast, we first went to Walvis Bay. It was weird to be back in a town again. Walvis is Namibia's biggest port and handles just about anything that moves in or out of the country. As such, it was pretty nice. So we ...

Week 1, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Week 1

A travel blog entry by ellieburrows


Reunited with Georgia! Just arrived today in Swakopmund after a few days in Windhoek. Lost my luggage on the way over but have it now! It has rained every day but the hostel was lovely and have now done 2 days in the orphanage- incredible experience and ...

Swakopmund Town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund Town

A travel blog entry by smber1


Arrived in Swakopmund, Namibia's premiere beach resort.  Much German architecture here.  Took a look about the township.  Lovely markets down by the beach with wood carvings and such.  Young kids in traditional garb dancing about. Sam ...

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