Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald

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... more very changing scenery. We seem to have gone through everything from sand dunes, desolate plains to grass plains. We arrived in Swakopmund and have booked in for some fun and games over the next couple of days. Tomorrow I'm quad biking and dune ...

Adventures in the Sand, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Adventures in the Sand

A travel blog entry by marqual

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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

Photos

A travel blog entry by travel_boy

Just photos - too ...

Falling from the sky, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Falling from the sky

A travel blog entry by tomandgem

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Our next stop for 2 nights was a town called Swakopmund.  There was no camping here so our group shared a dormitory at the hostel.  Here, Anna left the group to join her next tour.   Swakopmund is the stop for the adrenaline junkies, so Tom ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... ;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

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... 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

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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 ...

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

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

an Oh My God Day!!!!!

A travel blog entry by exploring

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... 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

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... 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 ...

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

Booked my life away for adrenaline

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

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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

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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

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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

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... 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 ...

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

Our last days of civilization...

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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... 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 ...

Swakopmund Town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund Town

A travel blog entry by smber1

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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 ...

Party Time, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Party Time

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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Spending four nights in Swakopmund. Bit spoilt really with dorm accommodation, shared bathrooms and loud noises while you try to sleep. Bet you never thought you'd hear us say that is a good thing! Swakop as it is known is a German town, so you ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by izzie

Swakopmund ...

Anschlaufschwierigkeiten und Wüstenlandschaften, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Anschlaufschwierigkeiten und Wüstenlandschaften

A travel blog entry by floreas

... haben es genossen. Weiter ging unsere Fahrt durch eine trockene Steinwüstenlandschaft in den Nordwesten nach Walvis Bay und Swakopmund. Vom heiss trockenen Savannenwetter landeten wir im feucht kühlen Nebel. Der Küstenstreifen bei Walvis Bay glänzt ...

Desert et mer, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Desert et mer

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Swakompund est le pendant de victoria falls. Une ville où l'on peut faire plein d'activité. Moi, c'était montgolfière et cheval. C'est une ville très allemande dans son architecture, et le climat correspond bien puisqu'il fait froid et l'eau est ...

Sand, Sand, Everywhere!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sand, Sand, Everywhere!

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

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... day in a row Dave was covered from head to toe in sand.  In the afternoon we wandered around the downtown of Swakopmund and visited the snake park.  At the snake park they had about 15 species of poisonous and lethal snakes and Carol and ...

Our visit to the local seal colony, Cape Cross, Namibia travel blog

Our visit to the local seal colony

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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We headed west from Spitzkoppe to the Namibian Coastline where we were able to witness the largest seal colony in Africa. They aren't kidding about it being large.  There were literally hundreds of Cape Fur Seals lying on the shore of the Atlantic ...

The Namibian Desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Namibian Desert

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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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 ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by izzie

Swakopmund ...

Civilized Adrenaline Seekers Find A Match, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Civilized Adrenaline Seekers Find A Match

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... or less in the wild - it was an almost foreign experience. We even ditched our tents and had 3 nights in a proper hostel. Swakopmund was a lot of fun. In addition to being a quaint seaside town full of cafes and avenues to stroll, we also elevated ...

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