Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Self-drive door Namibie, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Self-drive door Namibie

A travel blog entry by trip2africa

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... landschappen te zien. Toen zijn we naar de kust vetrokken en hebben we 2 dagen gekampeerd in het Duitse plaatsje Swakopmund. Het is een erg toeristisch plaatsje, maar wel gezellig met veel leuke restaurantjes. Daarna weer terug richting Windhoek en waren ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by lyne_orser

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... this since 1997. I knew I was in good hands. We had a 25 minute helicopter ride and took in the simply breath-taking views of Swakopmund coast. At 10 000 feet, the door to the aircraft was opened and before I knew it, I was airborne!!!! I free fell for ...

Dune boarding, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dune boarding

A travel blog entry by yardbird

Hey all, Four mins left, so let me get to the basics. Today I did go dune boarding (think snowboarding but on sand), and I had a great time. Also, I managed a jump over the ramp on the highest steepest dune (300 feet). I did not, however, manage to ...

Dolphins, Seals, and Dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dolphins, Seals, and Dunes

A travel blog entry by dwfromuk

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Swakopmund – seals, skydiving, and dune climbing. The three days planned in Swakopmund were mostly for some R&R, to get showered do laundry and buy supplies for the next leg. The first two nights we stayed at the Mile 4 campsite which was north ...

From one extreme to another!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

From one extreme to another!

A travel blog entry by mikeandedwina

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... prepared for the unexpected!.................. Today brought us the unexpected, clouds and then rain! And it's cold. This is most unusual. Namibia s are very happy but its not good news for sundowners or sunrises on Sossusvlei (the Big sand dune). Day 22 ...

Damaraland & A seaside resort (in winter?), Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Damaraland & A seaside resort (in winter?)

A travel blog entry by esploratore

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... vast, completely flat salt plains leading to the ocean, only to arrive at an essentially deserted coastal resort town of Swakopmund. Swakopmund was so cold! In the mid-afternoon! Coming down from Hentjies Bay we passed row after row of recently ...

A strange place, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A strange place

A travel blog entry by spychka

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As we rock up to Swakopmund, Namibia I could not be more excited to sleep in a real bed and feel the buzz of a real city after two weeks of camping in the bush. Goodbye tent, hello civilization. But as I hop out of the truck I am not quite sure where I ...

A week in Cape Town and then another in Namibia!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A week in Cape Town and then another in Namibia!

A travel blog entry by jamesedmondson

... on this trip (sorry Dad)!!!!!  We moved north from CT, camping two nights in SA before making the crossing into Namibia over the Orange river. The campsites were simple, but stunning, surrounded by bush and bathed in a beautiful golden light ever ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

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... Moose is well known in these parts for his baked goods. Years ago Moose was in the German army and decided to stay in Namibia. Did we mention, Moose is a BIG man! We then crossed through the Tropic of Capricorn. We travelled through 2 mountain passes, ...

Namibia - Three Men and a Truck, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia - Three Men and a Truck

A travel blog entry by olliedixon

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... to the ceiling although our co-travellers consisted mainly of intimidatingly hard faced oil rig workers and Afrikaaner miners. Swakopmund is a town more German than Namibian, a little slice of Bavaria clinging to its home among the sand ...

Where the desert meets the sea, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Where the desert meets the sea

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith

Hello from Swakopmund, Namibia! After leaving Windhoek, we travelled north to Etosha National Park, where we stayed at a really nice campsite on the edge of the park. The campsite is famous for its floodlit watering hole, which is pumped full of water ...

Out and about in town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Out and about in town

A travel blog entry by emmalgwilliams

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... to watch the sunrise over the granite peaks before breakfast back down to the camp and then drove along to the coastal city of Swakopmund. On arriving we were taken to the activities office to book ourselves in for what we wanted to do during our 2 night ...

Relax and fright time, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Relax and fright time

A travel blog entry by emmalgwilliams

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Breakfast in the hotel this morning and then back to the room for a massage, 'pedicure, and 'manicure' AKA extreme nail cutting! The woman that performed all these beauty treatments was very chatty and wanted us to be her best friends for life... I ended ...

Day 37 - Swakopmund, Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Day 37 - Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by stuiesmith119

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We left the Damaraland in the cold quite early and after stopping at a tribal craft market we made the long drive to Swakopmund where we arrived at 3pm. We went straight to the Activity Centre where they ran a session showing all of the activities that ...

Day 38 - Swakopmund, Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Day 38 - Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by stuiesmith119

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... In the afternoon we showered up and then went shopping, I had sand everywhere and made a right mess of the bathroom floor. Swakopmund seems a funny town, there are some really good shops and facilities but a real lack of people. I got some shorts and ...

Swingin' time in Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swingin' time in Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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Swakopmund is a delightful town, with a lot of German heritage - and it's a lot cooler than inland as the cool current sweeps down along this coast - it doesn't get much rain though! Legendary Outback Expeditions (LOE) run unique 4WD tag-along adventures ...

Sand Dunes Vs The Atlantic, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sand Dunes Vs The Atlantic

A travel blog entry by jess76

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... start to see the sunrise (not as spectacular as the sunset!), we headed off towards real beds in buildings in Swakopmund. Swakopmund is a very German looking town sandwiched between the desert and the atlantic, the adventure capital of Namibia and the ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by travellingkaeti

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... you find yourself in Swakopmund.  The connection is so fast that I have managed to upload a few photos to previous entries. Swakopmund is like a small piece of Germany dropped in the middle of the desert.  Most people here speak German, there ...

Somewhere in the bush toward Swakopmund, Somewhere in the bush toward Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Somewhere in the bush toward Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by mpoelzl

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We camped in the desert below the Brandberg mountain, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. The red desert was a beautiful backdrop as the sun set, it was a great ...

2 days rest or adrenline?, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

2 days rest or adrenline?

A travel blog entry by dannian

... in 1492 by a Portugese captain in the name of the his king. A long time ago and a long way from Portugal. Three nights in Swakopmund. Time to do some washing, get some rest, internet and not sit on the truck. There are also a lot of activities that can ...

Stadtbesichtigung und Mondlandschaft, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Stadtbesichtigung und Mondlandschaft

A travel blog entry by meine_reisen

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... nach außerhalb auf den "Welwitschia Drive" bzw. in die "moon landscape". Es gibt ein paar Kilometer außerhalb von Swakopmund einen Rundkurs, auf dem an verschiedenen Staionen auf Besonderheiten der Natur bzw. der Geschichte hingewiesen wird. So gibt es ...

Two nights in Swakopmund:, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Two nights in Swakopmund:

A travel blog entry by birrell

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From two-person dome tent to a large bedroom with en suite and kingsize bed. What luxury! And wifi. Swakopmund struck us as being a well-laid out city, modern, with many hotels, rstaurants, etc to cater for the tourists - Europeans and others in ...

Namibia & all its glory, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia & all its glory

A travel blog entry by flipisme

... - definitely one of my favourite places we've visited. Following the Cheetah Park we went on to Swakopmund which is the adrenalin capital of Namibia (and our first taste of real civilisation!) Our first activity was sandboarding. Clinton chose to do ...

A breath of fresh sea air...and a touch of racism!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A breath of fresh sea air...and a touch of racism!

A travel blog entry by scouski

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... where we had to press the 'stop' button and ask him to calm the f**k down!   Bound for Swakopmund (A German influenced town on the coast of Namibia) and it is clear that people are ready for a break from the truck... Arriving in Swako, Vikki and I ...

Swakop birthday, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakop birthday

A travel blog entry by meisjono

Birthday ...

Oct 23, 2012, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Oct 23, 2012

A travel blog entry by lisarotteck

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We're in for a Cold Change..., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

We're in for a Cold Change...

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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Heading for Palmwag, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Heading for Palmwag

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst

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... and well cared for. I can definitely recommend this camp site and will stay here again in the future.  Swakopmund  is a coastal town with a strong German Colonial  influence and is definitely a place to visit for at ...

Dune 17, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dune 17

A travel blog entry by billandkaz

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... piles on the sides of the roads as well, not sure what they are used for. Saw a flock of Flamencos on the way into Swakopmund.  The dunes come right down to the water and Swakopmund is right on the water. Went to the pub for dinner with lots of ...

Loving this country, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Loving this country

A travel blog entry by slstravels

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Hi again, So now you know what life on the truck is like. Then all of a sudden we get rooms to stay in for two nights here in Swakopmund. A bed and nice hot shower is a luxury for sure and we all are enjoying it. So we left CT and drove a few days to get ...

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