Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Adventure Central, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Adventure Central

A travel blog entry by sranmal

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... 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 ...

Swakopmond, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmond

A travel blog entry by gwoodford

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... He also showed us how to mine for Iron in the sand... Using a magnet! And proceeded to write all our names with the black stuff! We even got buzzed by a WWII plane on a site seeing trip. Thanks Swakopmund... On to Spitzkoppe next... Namibia's highest ...

Swakopmund day 2, Swakopmund, Namibië travel blog

Swakopmund day 2

A travel blog entry by elthomas

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... . 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

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by fiesta365

Swakopmund ...

The week after Cape Town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The week after Cape Town

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj

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... end, we visited Dead Lake—a dry bed of dead trees over 800 years old. Now we are in an old German settlement called Swakopmund.  We are in cabins on the coast of the Atlantic.  This is where Angelia Jolie adopted one of her ...

TIA, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

TIA

A travel blog entry by tomandbecky

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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

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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

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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

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... 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

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by wrtagrb

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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 ...

Fahrt nach Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Fahrt nach Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by pema80

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... Tjirombora und uns zweien.  Von Windhoek führt uns die Fahrt über den Gamsberg Pass nach Swakopmund. Unterwegs sehen wir Paviane, Oryxe, Warzenschweine und Strausse. Unter einem grossen Baum essen wir zu Mittag. Das ...

Freezing atlantic and hot Dune 7, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Freezing atlantic and hot Dune 7

A travel blog entry by glaro

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The Skeleton Coast, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Skeleton Coast

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... the Shibeen beers last night of course...haha. Eventually I got Mozza squared away and hit the Trans-Kalahari highway towards Swakopmund. Swakop is situated on a section of coastline known as the Skeleton Coast because of the havoc it used to cause to ...

Swanky Pants, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swanky Pants

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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... the coast. Drive through drier & drier country – then last 2 hours were across the Namib Desert. Arrive in Swakopmund (Swanky Pants) and wander around streets looking for accom. & a working bank machine. Find Alternative Space – right ...

Days 63, 64, 65 Sandboarding and chillin........, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Days 63, 64, 65 Sandboarding and chillin........

A travel blog entry by churchill2020

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Arrived here on Sunday via Cape Cross Seal Colony. The Colony was massive 1000's and 1000's of seals and seal pups- on land and in the water and the smell that went with it was truly repulsive!! The following day we went sandboarding again but I didn't ...

Botswana and Namibia....home of KFC!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Botswana and Namibia....home of KFC!!

A travel blog entry by qaliq

... we had seen on the sides of the roads were wearing almost Tudor style full dresses and hats) but apparently we would meet many more in Namibia. After crossing into Namibia at a slightly creepy deserted border post we had two days of solid driving and bush ...

We celebrate Mike's birthday and the rain!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

We celebrate Mike's birthday and the rain!

A travel blog entry by mikeandedwina

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Day 25 Wednesday, Mike's 65 Birthday! Yesterday we Travelled along the notorious C19 gravel road from Sereim to Swakopmund. The busiest and worst condition gravel road so far. Well know as a high accident risk. It was also very dusty so we were very ...

Sand Dunes, Sky Diving, and Seals, Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia travel blog

Sand Dunes, Sky Diving, and Seals

A travel blog entry by brittnivachelle

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... the end results are always fantastic. The next morning we headed out yet again in Caprice, but only for a short 5 hour drive to Swakopmund. We arrived in town at noon, and were immediately taken to a tour agency. Before we knew it, Caroline was signed ...

the trip, Mile 108, Namibia travel blog

the trip

A travel blog entry by bonovasa

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... became exceptionally good, and we covered the distance to Walvis Bay quickly and uneventfully.  Here we turned north and headed through Swakopmund, and onto the Salt road that heads up the coast, passed Henties Bay (where we put in some fuel, and ...

Swakopmund, Namibia – adrenalin in the sand, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund, Namibia – adrenalin in the sand

A travel blog entry by amyandluke

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... soon back in the truck warming up and taking off the layers that had been piled on to keep out the wind and damp. Swakopmund was quite a large town built by the beach on the Atlantic coast, which unfortunately meant that it wasn’t quite warm enough ...

The Town Ship Tour, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Town Ship Tour

A travel blog entry by laurabiggs

... not all about materialistic things, and having something like a TV is a huge privelege. After the township we went to a bar back in Swakopmund, where we had a dance and a few beers. It was fun again. Then got into the amazing beds at the hostel and went ...

Living the extreme, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Living the extreme

A travel blog entry by spiesse

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What can I say about the first week in Namibia...we climbed Dune 45 at sunrise, I jumped out of a placne at 10,000 feet over the Namibian desert, we visited a local school in Spitzkope and slept in a cave just so we didn't have to put up that stupid tent ...

City between the Desert and the Sea, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

City between the Desert and the Sea

A travel blog entry by tomlinej

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... and less vegetated as we reached the coast, and pretty much living in the bush and small villages for the past 3 weeks, Swakopmund seems like a huge metropolis surrounded by desert dunes.  There are buildings with more than two stories here.  We ...

May 07, 2014, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

May 07, 2014

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

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Swakopmund for 2 nights, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund for 2 nights

A travel blog entry by miromiro60

... stopped to look at the ship wreck and some dude had got some bones and laid them out as a 'person'. After this we went onto Swakopmund where Nomad advertised all the deardevil stuff that we as NZ'ers are used to. Doing the shops and cafe's was by now more ...

Fun filled day, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Fun filled day

A travel blog entry by lucyreeve

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... Namib Desert up and down, round and round the dunes. It was a perfect way to see the dunes and just like everything else in Namibia it was huge. I really enjoyed it and we went really fast, it makes me want to learn to ride a motorbike (sorry mum!). Over ...

Africa on tour, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Africa on tour

A travel blog entry by lorns

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So its day 6 of my tour and I am having THE most amazing time!! Africa is amazing!! I am in Swakopmund at the moment and this is the first real signs of life we have seen since leaving Cape Town. My tour group is great, there is a real good mix of ...

Washin' the dishes..., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Washin' the dishes...

A travel blog entry by yardbird

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... , I'll be camping out in the desert till I find some sort of transportation. If all goes well, I'll be back in Swakopmund on Saturday and can leave on an overlander vehicle down south to Sususvlei. If you can find the correct spelling of that city for ...

Deutscher als Deutschland?, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Deutscher als Deutschland?

A travel blog entry by aniia

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... gibt es das Wort deutscher eigentlich? Kann das bitte jemand im Duden nachschlagen? ;) Ich freu mich schon seit Tagen auf Swakopmund mit seinem besagten deutschen Einfluss (ich will Brot!!) und seinem Ruf als "Capital of Adventure". Und noch dazu kommt: ...

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