Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Bush camping in the desert, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Bush camping in the desert

A travel blog entry by helen_joe


After another morning around Swakopmund we left around lunchtime for Spitzkoppe, "the Matterhorn of Namibia". It's a 1728m high rock formation, which Joe and the guys managed to climb nearly to the top. We bush camped, completely out in the ...

Atlantic Coast Break, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Atlantic Coast Break

A travel blog entry by carolineandnick


... 80) so just about everyone has been there. Nice to have sand free clothes and clean socks and undies. Swakopmund appears to be primarily accommodation and the supporting infrastructure of shops, restaurants, etc. The predominant written language appears ...

The Wheezey Action Man - Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Wheezey Action Man - Namibia

A travel blog entry by djal


... a scorpion under it. It had been there all night. To be fair to it, I have slept with worse. I'm currently in Windhoek, Namibia's capital. I bit like an African Chatham. More in a few days, as I'm about to enter Botswana. Pictures of this part of ...

G Adventures - Nairobi To Cape Town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

G Adventures - Nairobi To Cape Town

A travel blog entry by lbadventures


... of the local attractions such as historic rock engravings and a petrifies fossil forest. You will then spend two nights in lovely coastal Swakopmund - Option to sand board, go on a dolphin cruise, sky diving, quad biking, a Living Desert tour or much ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, South Africa travel blog


A travel blog entry by koomic

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The Namibia Desert Cycle, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Namibia Desert Cycle

A travel blog entry by gordy_gopher


... ; I also met the 1998 UK Rules World Pool Champion, Carl Morris.  He also happens to be deaf.  What now?... I'm in Swakopmund for the rest of the week.  Fishing, quad biking and lots of food/beer beckon.  I'm hoping to put back ...

Blown away, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Blown away

A travel blog entry by thepedro


South Africa into Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

South Africa into Namibia

A travel blog entry by ingridparl

... then we were really... really in the desert dunes. Then we drove to Solitaire, the smallest town in Namibia, and now I'm in Swakopmund. Tomorrow I will be sand boarding and sky diving... crazy. Overall Africa has exceeded my expectations on almost all ...

Sandboarding, quad biking and paragliding!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sandboarding, quad biking and paragliding!

A travel blog entry by gazburn


September 14th - After a short drive we arrived in Swakopmund, a bizarre modern town sitting on the Namibian coast. Surrounded by huge sand dunes this is the adrenaline junkies dream location with loads of extreme sports to take part in. The town still ...

Days 193-197 - Deserts, driving and dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Days 193-197 - Deserts, driving and dunes

A travel blog entry by robandjenny


... through Game Parks (spotting zebra, wild hunting dogs, springbok and ostrich so far!). Made it all the way to the town of Swakopmund, a little slice of Germany on the Namibian west coast where we treated ourselves to a room at a hostel to recover from the ...

The need for speed, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The need for speed

A travel blog entry by mariborkev

We were up early today and off to the Nambi desert as we had opted to sandboard down the sand dunes today. I had never snowboarded before, but neither have most of the truck, so we were all in the beginners groups.  The tutors showed us to set ...

Swakopmund, Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by travisandlaura


We had a day filled with adrenaline! There were a variety of activities to choose from, but we narrowed it down to paragliding and quad biking (four-wheeling or atv-ing) in the dunes. The paragliding was AMAZING. We hiked up a large dune carrying the ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by evaenkoen


... gaan drinken in het hotel waar Angelina Jolie en Brad Pitt nog gelogeerd hebben. Nadien hebben we nog wat rondgekuierd in Swakopmund, gedineerd, een afzakkertje gaan drinken en in alweer een geweldig bedje gekropen. Één ding is zeker, we hebben ...

Where is St Elmos?!?!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Where is St Elmos?!?!

A travel blog entry by katie.rushton

Soooo since the last update we have now covered a further four countries and set to hit South Africa this Sunday - so much to write and catch everyone up on and so little time and money in this internet Cafe - so the plan is to just give quick pointers ...

NAMIBIA WITH HILDA!, Namibia, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by edandclaire


... back through the park to our service station campsite. As I said, we have been camping until last night, when we arrived in Swakopmund, a little seaside town, and checked into a B&B.  Oh the bliss!  A bed!  Clean Sheets!  An ...

Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Walvis Bay

A travel blog entry by pema80


... komme mir vor wie in einem Restaurant in Wien :-) Ich bestelle ein Kudu-Filet welches ausgezeichnet schmeckt.  Ein sehr schöner Tag geht zu Ende. Das Städtchen Swakopmund hat einen ganz besonderen Scharm und gefällt mir sehr.   ...

Cape Town to Namibia!, Swapkopmund, Namibia travel blog

Cape Town to Namibia!

A travel blog entry by cerimattrtw2006


... (4X4) Up to the Namibian border the farms disappeared and there was nothing but dry brushland. Crossing the Orange River into Namibia, we entered the desert instantly. Our first stopover was Fish River Canyon, second largest canyon in the world. We ...

Normality, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by trickynikki


And now we can back to discussing the bed! After three weeks of being on the road we finally arrive in Swakopmund, which is a 2 night stay in total luxury- a hotel room with an electric kettle and ensuite! Talk about excited!! Alex and I were in heaven, ...

Namibian desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibian desert

A travel blog entry by luv2srff


... place for me to stay and Swak turned out to be nothing like I had imagined.  I had heard that Swakopmund is the nicest town in Namibia so I wasn't expecting it to be anything like the hell hole that Tulear was, but I definitely wasn't expecting it ...

Leap of Faith, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Leap of Faith

A travel blog entry by brehn.eichel


... though, I wasn’t able to secure a job with Greg, the owner. Not surprisingly, turnover here is low. Other activities in Swakopmund included sand boarding and quadding on the dunes and a coffee on the Swakopmund Pier. I could have stayed a week. ...

Sossusvlei to Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sossusvlei to Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick


... ;         Then it was a paved 30-km drive to my stop for the night at Swakopmund, Namibia's primary beach resort and "outdoor adventure" capital. Boat rides, quad bikes into the dunes, motorcycles, all that kind of ...

Adventure Central, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Adventure Central

A travel blog entry by sranmal


... once a shallow sea-floor when Africa was joined to Australia. It didn't look much like the moon to me. Swakopmund is a beach resort on the northwest coast of Namibia. It was founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South-West Africa and many of the ...

Desert quad bikes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Desert quad bikes

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

3 Went in the morning for the desert wild life tour on quad bikes. The tour was fantastic not just for the surreal bare desert landscape but also for the weird little desert creatures our tour guide found and the great buzz of riding quad bikes over the ...

Swakopmund day 2, Swakopmund, Namibië travel blog

Swakopmund day 2

A travel blog entry by elthomas


... . I filled up the tank on the way 'home' to be ok for the next trip! Time for a last dinner at the coast in Namibia! Sardines as a starter and then I could not resist the steak after 2 days fish! Tomorrow 350 km south to Sossusvlei, but it will take 5-6 ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by fiesta365

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TIA, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog


A travel blog entry by tomandbecky


Hello! Do you remember us? It's been a long time ... We are sitting in an internet cafe in Swakopmund, an old colonial town in Namibia, South West Africa. As you may know, Namibia used to be a German colony, if only for a short time. But not too short ...

Little Germany, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Little Germany

A travel blog entry by leoinafrica


In Swakopmund we stayed at the Youth Hostel and got to know a group of soccer, volley and netball player from Windhoek that went there for a championship. They invited us to a beauty show to see the most beautiful from every region from Namibia. That was ...

Swakopmund, Namibia or Seattle, Washington?, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, Namibia or Seattle, Washington?

A travel blog entry by llcooldays


We escaped the searing heat of the desert and spent three chilly days in the seaside town of Swakopmund, Namibia. It felt like home again, because the weather in Swakopmund is very similar to the weather in Tacoma, Washington at this time of year.  ...

Restful day, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Restful day

A travel blog entry by amma


... at a cute little coffee shop. We also went to the salt mine and saw a little bit of that area. When we got back to Swakopmund, we went browsing around the stores. Now we are thinking og going for supper. It will be an early night because once again we ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibie travel blog


A travel blog entry by wrtagrb


2 jours à Swakopmund dans un hostel. Le retour en tente va être difficile (mais ils nous restent que 5 jours). Nous dormons en pleine ville ce qui nous permet de nous balader et faire du shopping (j'ai acheté une statue ... Ça va ...

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