Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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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: ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by rayj

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... continued north along Namibia's skeleton coast, so called because it is the graveyard of so many shipwrecks.  Swakopmund is a holiday destination for Namibian and South Africa's Western Cape holiday-makers and bills itself as Namibia's adventure ...

The Drive to Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Drive to Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by chase23

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... 1905 Jetty restaurant at the end of Swakopmund's very own pier. Excellent food (filet steak for me, king prawns for Mum & Linda). Early back to hotel (21:00) as everyone is shattered. Will spend tomorrow in Swakopmund then we drive North the next ...

My New Home, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

My New Home

A travel blog entry by katebraybrook

... some lovely food that night which Millie cooked and then the next morning she made as French Toast....my favourite!!! We looked around Swakopmund the next day and i had a lovely pizza, picked up some lovely stones and generally just had a lovely day. ...

Overlanding to Vic Falls, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Overlanding to Vic Falls

A travel blog entry by quepasahombre

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... along the Orange River in a storm; hiked up Dune 45 for another spectacular sunrise; Quad-biked and sandboarded in the dunes around Swakopmund (Picture of me looking cool on my board to follow when I get to a decent internet cafe)...and we haven't even ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by chase23

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The thing that Swakopmund is famed for, besides being Namibia's favourite seaside town, is its mist and sometimes fog. It is also some 10 degrees C lower in temperature than even only 20 km inland, which is why I am currently sitting shivering on the ...

The Skeleton Coast, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Skeleton Coast

A travel blog entry by chase23

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... . We saw one wreck, the Zeila around mile 42. There are few towns. Henties Bay is about 100+ km from Swakopmund but is a holiday place. Wlotzkasbaken is a strange settlement intjw middle of nowhere made up entirely of mall single story brightly coloured ...

Birthday Bash extravaganza, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Birthday Bash extravaganza

A travel blog entry by seebaluck

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... Bushman and learned all about surviving in the desert. (See the film "Shaft in Africa" for more details) We've been in Swakopmund for a couple of days and are leaving tomorrow to head to the capital city Windohock (something like that) taking a trip to ...

Botswana to Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Botswana to Namibia

A travel blog entry by caro87

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... has been a while since I was able to update you all. Last time I wrote I was in Zambia, and now I am in Swakopmund in Namibia! After the Vic Falls we drove to Botswana where our main attraction was the Okavango Delta. This is a huge delta/marshland with ...

Swakopmund for two days, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund for two days

A travel blog entry by winkie

... in bed after midnight, they had a night club attached to it, managed to dance again this time with out breaking my wrist. Day two in Swakopmund was not such an early start. We were picked up at the hotel and headed for the dunes. The only bad bit too the ...

Duning it right, Swakopmund, Namibie travel blog

Duning it right

A travel blog entry by spychka

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The past few days I have been spending a lot of time on the famous sand dunes of Namibia. Climbing to great heights and gaining some new perspective on life. The first is on fear and the second is on choice. FEAR I am hurtling myself face first down ...

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