Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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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 ...

Sep 03, 2008, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sep 03, 2008

A travel blog entry by gemmacakebread

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Can't see the Dunes for the Sand, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Can't see the Dunes for the Sand

A travel blog entry by digsy

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... of which we hadn't seen in months.  And so having smashed the budget as well as the sand dunes, we headed out of Swakopmund and into Sossusvlei, famous for it's huge and deserted sand dunes. We only spent a day driving through the area but it was ...

On the Road again, Oase, Namibia travel blog

On the Road again

A travel blog entry by bermudapaul

Today we left Swakopmund for Oase, a small town in Namibia. This will be our stopping point for the night and is very close to he village of the Himba people where we will be spending some time tomorrow. On our way, we stopped for lunch at Uis, ...

leaving namibia, Namibia, Namibia travel blog

leaving namibia

A travel blog entry by beckyhatton

as we were leaving namibia we visited a cheeta farm. we got to stroke 3 grown cheetas that were orphans and we watched them play,it was so weird being that close to such a dangerous animal,but really cool.then as we were going to see the wild ...

Seals and Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Seals and Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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... called Swakopmund. Swakopmund is a very German town...the architechture, food, and most people speak german (as well as english). Swakopmund has recently become an adventure capital in the desert. And I decided to fit in as much extreme adventures as ...

Meike's Guesthouse - Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Meike's Guesthouse - Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... what that would do to their backs! The rental agency's solution was to send a whole new completely equipped truck to our B & B in Swakopmund. After the exchange was complete, Pat and Gail headed out to see the towna bit. Gail's goal; to buy a pair of ...

Happy Christmas all, Swapkomund, Namibia travel blog

Happy Christmas all

A travel blog entry by mariborkev

Happy Christmas to all you and yours..... I had a very Christmas to most I have experienced.  We had a fairly late night on Christmas Eve as I went to midnight mass and then headed for a few drinks. The mass was in German, Afrikaans and English ...

Sandboarding, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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So being the new adventurous Sarah i woke up and headed off to meet the other sandboarders. Our group was picked up and driven out to the sand dunes where we met the other groups that were also doing it. We were given a safety talk and them were ...

Namibia!!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia!!!

A travel blog entry by jodeebodee

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... as the eye can see. It was pretty cool but also so smelly so I had to wear my buff like a ninja. November 19, 2013 - Swakopmund When the sandbording pickup arrived we loaded into two vans for the drive to the dunes. It took about 15 minutes. Then we ...

The Nomads, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Nomads

A travel blog entry by bermudapaul

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... and head out to explore the town. But instead we ended up in an internet cafe updating our blog for 3 hours. Internet service in Namibia is not the greatest, service seems to get dropped alot. But we were also a number of days behind. Now we are all ...

Bush camping in the desert, Spitzkoppe, Namibia travel blog

Bush camping in the desert

A travel blog entry by helen_joe

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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

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... 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 ...

Township Tour, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Township Tour

A travel blog entry by tonyrwebb

... sector - hotels, campsites, food service etc.  Today we got to see the Townships outside of the main centre of Swakopmund - might actually be better seen as the main town - with the CBD being a white (mainly tourist and administration oriented ) ...

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

The Wheezey Action Man - Namibia

A travel blog entry by djal

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... 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

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... 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

Swakopmund

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

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... ; 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

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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

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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

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... 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

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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

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by evaenkoen

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... 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

NAMIBIA WITH HILDA!

A travel blog entry by edandclaire

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... 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 ...

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