Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Getting sand everywhere., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Getting sand everywhere.

A travel blog entry by rizandtash

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... of us have actually been to Europe, but when we do we’re certain it’s going to have a very ‘Swakopmund feel’). Maybe the travel writers base that description on the fact that Swakopmund has really really good coffee and a lot of ...

Exploring Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Exploring Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by aanda

... a buffet lunch with sparkling wine, oysters, finger food and chocolates before arriving back to land. We then drive the short 40km to Swakopmund to stay in town at the Secret Garden. I'm a bit nervous of being in town but they have a parking area with ...

Zebra Steaks and seal Colonies, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Zebra Steaks and seal Colonies

A travel blog entry by laurabiggs

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... lying around, where they had been squashed. thatwasnt nice but nothing i could do. Got loads of photos. Then we arrived into Swakopmund. Looked at the list of activities, decided to do sand boarding in the desert dunes tomoro morning, looks so much fun. ...

back to a city, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

back to a city

A travel blog entry by amma

... opp. We did see a snake on the side of the road, but didn't stop to take pictures of it either. I am sitting at the Swakopmund Guesthouse on the terrace, in a hanging egg-shaped chair. The breeze is wonderful. We have had two days of hot days/cold nights, ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by indiafrika

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Christmas and New Years in Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Christmas and New Years in Namibia

A travel blog entry by bchawaii

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Namibia is a land of sand and sea, with a coastline stretching almost 1500 miles from the northern border of South Africa to the southern side of Angola. It is starkly beautiful with the biggests and dunes in the world. We have half a house there with ...

Tropic of Capricorn, Solitaire, Namibia travel blog

Tropic of Capricorn

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... and for the cook groups to do their shopping. The scenery on the drive was so interesting. Claire said she had never seen Namibia looking so green. We stopped at a nice river for photo opportunities then back on the truck as just down the road was ...

namibia dessart, township tour, sandboarding, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

namibia dessart, township tour, sandboarding

A travel blog entry by jonangela09

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... upto 80km/hour it was Namibia’s answer to the Cresta Run. Pure, clean unadulterated adrenalin buzz. Tuesday 15th December Leaving Swakopmund we had a day of endurance aboard Shangani as we winded our way south through the Namib Desert. Up to 50şC ...

Quad biking in the dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Quad biking in the dunes

A travel blog entry by helen_joe

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... not even a road sign. We did stop though at the Tropic of Capricorn for a quick photo. We got to the coastal town of Swakopmund at lunchtime. We were shown a DVD of all the different adventure activities you could do and signed up for quad biking and sky ...

Best day ever (sky diving), Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Best day ever (sky diving)

A travel blog entry by helen_joe

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Waking up, hungover to bits, we looked up at the sky and thought we got the easy option out of the jump – it was totally overcast and we even thought it would rain. At breakfast we found out it hadn't rained in 100 years so it was less than likely ...

Nam part 2, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Nam part 2

A travel blog entry by thisispain

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... fast paced action went by before calling it an exhilarating day. It was our last night amongst the restaurants and souvenir shops of Swakopmund so we headed out for a final dinner with my parents.  We chose Napolitana that had been kind to our taste ...

Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by emilygage

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... and everyone is good fun. From Cape Town we travelled up the West coast of South Africa, and then through Namibia, and we are currently in Swakopmund, on the Namibian coast. The camping has been really good fun, with a mixture of campsites and bush camps ...

sand sand and more sand!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

sand sand and more sand!!

A travel blog entry by aimee_in_africa

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hey there everyone! Mom and I have made it to Swakopmund, a tiny town on the coast of Namibia!  And a lile ouch wih civilizaion :) Here is an update as o what we have been up to!! We left Felix Unie and headed ino Soussevlei where he red sand dunes ...

Spitzkope or no?, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Spitzkope or no?

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... showers and wifi waiting for us. Obviously we chose the latter. We headed back the way we'd come and drove on to Swakopmund. The scenery changed dramatically from green rocky hills to flat sandy desert roads and we saw the sea again for the first time ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by hannahriddoch

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Namib desert and skeleton coast, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namib desert and skeleton coast

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... Park which starts about 50km inland. Once we got to the coast it was south down the Skeleton Coast to Swakopmund. The drive through the desert was stunning.  Great vistas of rocky hills and plains and beautiful colours.  And ...

Namibia here I come, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia here I come

A travel blog entry by surfingig

... una ciudad de antiguos inmigrantes alemanes que parace sacada de sajonia y ansio por la autentica africa, ya que sudafrica y namibia estan demasiado desarrolados para mi gusto y me siento mas como turista cuando me gustaria sentirme mas como explorador. ...

Sandboarding at 72 kph, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sandboarding at 72 kph

A travel blog entry by ashjen.parkes

Wednesday 10th November 2010 Everyone was up this morning as we were all sandboarding at 9.30am. We were picked up at the campsite and transported about 20 mins out of town, which felt like the middle of nowhere out int he Dunes.  Matt and Alicia ...

The world is made of sand, Namib desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The world is made of sand

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... of your month in Namibia", I ask one of last year's students who took part in an expedition to Namibia. "Sandboarding in Swakopmund!", comes the instant reply. So not the trekking through incredible lanscapes then, or the satisfaction ganined from ...

beach n bier, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

beach n bier

A travel blog entry by tc-mike-travels

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... bird. There was a lot of mining activity along the road….there is a BIG uranium mine close by. Finally got to Swakopmund and it was cooler…..walked around a bit.  Visited the Kristal Gallerie where the world’s largest quartz crystal ...

The rocky landscape of Spitzkoppe, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The rocky landscape of Spitzkoppe

A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost

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This morning Matt and I slept through our snooze opportunity and were late to breakfast. I felt so rushed. No time for a cuppa! Our 300km-or-so journey to our bush camp in Spitzkoppe began soon after. I was happy to be leaving Cheetah Park. I read and ...

Exciting stop, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Exciting stop

A travel blog entry by johnandi

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... base.  Chilled for the afternoon, and then went for a meal with the group and Delano to a German restaurant, as Swakopmund has a predominantly German population. I had butterfish – delicious. The others went on to a nightclub/bar, but I had ...

What take 1hr, 11mins and 40 secs, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

What take 1hr, 11mins and 40 secs

A travel blog entry by spongebobsquad

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... 're never know until you've tried it!  There we were, driving down a not interesting, very long road in Namibia on the way to Swakopmund. The collective decision had been for the tar road to shorten the journey; the music was pumping, the boys had ...

Photos at last!!!!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Photos at last!!!!!

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith

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News post to follow, but for now, here are some photos of my adventure so ...

dune 45, bushman walk, snake, fishriver cannon, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

dune 45, bushman walk, snake, fishriver cannon

A travel blog entry by jonangela09

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Wednesday 16th December   We rose at four for the sole purpose of making our ascent of Dune 45 to perch on its crest, inhale the crisp cold desert night air and watch the sun rise in all its splendour and glory.   Dune 45 lies in the range of ...

Cape Cross Seal Colony, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Cape Cross Seal Colony

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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In the morning we had what we considered a lie in. We had to be up at 8am for a presentation on the activities we could book. I decided to go crazy and booked both the sandboarding and the quad biking. Then I went back to bed to get some more sleep ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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... De előtte még a Baktérítőnél fotózkodunk! Jó hely, kell nekem a Ráktérítő is.    Swakopmund előtt picivel megálltunk a Walvis Bay on, ahol flamingók sokaságát csodálhattuk a viharos szélben és irtó hidegben! ...

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 ...

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