Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Party Time, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Party Time

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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Spending four nights in Swakopmund. Bit spoilt really with dorm accommodation, shared bathrooms and loud noises while you try to sleep. Bet you never thought you'd hear us say that is a good thing! Swakop as it is known is a German town, so you ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by izzie

Swakopmund ...

Seals, Salt & Flamingos, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Seals, Salt & Flamingos

A travel blog entry by africabound14

... legs, displaying their beautiful watermelon coloured feathers as they preen & glide through the shallows. A short drive north to Swakopmund  reveals just how much development in happening here along this coastal strip. It  is a popular ...

Anschlaufschwierigkeiten und Wüstenlandschaften, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Anschlaufschwierigkeiten und Wüstenlandschaften

A travel blog entry by floreas

... haben es genossen. Weiter ging unsere Fahrt durch eine trockene Steinwüstenlandschaft in den Nordwesten nach Walvis Bay und Swakopmund. Vom heiss trockenen Savannenwetter landeten wir im feucht kühlen Nebel. Der Küstenstreifen bei Walvis Bay glänzt ...

Desert et mer, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Desert et mer

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Swakompund est le pendant de victoria falls. Une ville où l'on peut faire plein d'activité. Moi, c'était montgolfière et cheval. C'est une ville très allemande dans son architecture, et le climat correspond bien puisqu'il fait froid et l'eau est ...

Sand, Sand, Everywhere!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Sand, Sand, Everywhere!

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

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... day in a row Dave was covered from head to toe in sand.  In the afternoon we wandered around the downtown of Swakopmund and visited the snake park.  At the snake park they had about 15 species of poisonous and lethal snakes and Carol and ...

Our visit to the local seal colony, Cape Cross, Namibia travel blog

Our visit to the local seal colony

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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We headed west from Spitzkoppe to the Namibian Coastline where we were able to witness the largest seal colony in Africa. They aren't kidding about it being large.  There were literally hundreds of Cape Fur Seals lying on the shore of the Atlantic ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by izzie

Swakopmund ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by steve.caroline

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Day 13 - 11 Dec. A free day in Swakopmund.  Caroline took a boat trip to see the seals and dolphins (while enjoying oysters and champagne)     and Steve took a 4x4 trip to see the 'living desert'. The desert guides were amazing, ...

Civilized Adrenaline Seekers Find A Match, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Civilized Adrenaline Seekers Find A Match

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... or less in the wild - it was an almost foreign experience. We even ditched our tents and had 3 nights in a proper hostel. Swakopmund was a lot of fun. In addition to being a quaint seaside town full of cafes and avenues to stroll, we also elevated ...

Dag 7: Aksiebelaaid!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Dag 7: Aksiebelaaid!

A travel blog entry by steynbergs

... na Swakopmund om te gaan na Outback Orange Adventures, waar ons moet aanmeld vir die quadbike ry op die duine net buite Swakopmund. Ons ry met ‘n shuttle tot by die staanplek van die quadbikes en daar kan ons dan ons quadbikes uitkies: Erik en my ...

Swampyland..., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swampyland...

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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... to pronounce it very early on in the trip! For much of the previous week or two, and particularly at bush camps, Swakopmund was held up as a holy grail of civilisation, and somewhere we were all looking forward to reaching. The attraction was twofold; ...

Things we learned at Cape Cross, Cape Cross, Skeleton Coast Park, Namibia travel blog

Things we learned at Cape Cross

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

... we are Afrikaans, German, Namibian, or British; and beer- Taffel and Windhoek are medal winning and proudly made in Namibia from german recipes. After two nights in Cape Cross we take a short drive along the coast to Swakopmund. Carol and ...

Quad bikes, dune boards and a bit of skydiving..!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Quad bikes, dune boards and a bit of skydiving..!

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald

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Hey, I'm off from Swakopmund first thing tomorrow morning so thought I would give one last update as may not have internet for a week or so. Yesterday we went quad biking and dune boarding which was amazing fun. I was on a manual bike and so had a bit ...

Swakopmund: A city that has 4 faces, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund: A city that has 4 faces

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... and their holiday homes down at Coromandel's Pauanui), this small German influenced city has its extreme contrasts. Swakopmund is also an adventure capital of Namibia so was a welcome break from the last few weeks of travel. With two nights spent here at ...

A Perfect Moment ..., Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A Perfect Moment ...

A travel blog entry by leinsterman

9th January - Municipal Bungaloes, Swakopmund, Namibia, 22.6856S 14.5256E Alt 45m   Keywords - Donkey Wake up, Brandberg shoot, Prefect moment, 1st sight of the Atlantic ocean, Seal smell, Subtle landscape change, Namibia - the worlds biggest ...

Cape Town to Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Cape Town to Namibia

A travel blog entry by rtwexplorer

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... . Today we arrived in relative civilisation, the first we've seen since leaving Cape Town last Saturday. It's a sleepy little town called Swakopmund and we say relative because so far we've been living in a tent, going to bed with the stars and waking ...

Adreline Rush, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Adreline Rush

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... to refer to as "home").  We shared our bungalow with our esteemed neighbours Bridget and Troy.  The first day in Swakopmund we went for a walk down to the market and did some crafty bargaining for souvenirs and then went out for a nice dinner, ...

Skydive Namibian Desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Skydive Namibian Desert

A travel blog entry by nickmofry

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... can do the beer drinking thing at home..........id rather be out wrestling giraffes you know! I caught an intercape bus to Namibia ............and got dropped of at a Service station at 3am......i found the local campsite .............Well i say that ...i ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by jamaandgraham

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More ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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... Many Namibian has German as their first language and it is clearly evident in building style and when going to restaurants. Swakopmund is a little like Livinstone, Zambia, as it is mostly about the activities. Here you can quad bike, sky ...

Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by claireoff2005

... a dvd of the whole thing and I look so lovely wearing plastic goggles with my cheeks wobbling with the wind. We left Swakopmund after all our daredevil activities and drove to Selstreim to visit the canyon. We stayed there overnight and then had to ...

Allein in der Wüste, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Allein in der Wüste

A travel blog entry by c172

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... 50-Stunden-Service durchführen lassen. Der Besitzer vom Rostock Ritz half mir auch dabei und organisierte einen Termin samt Übernachtung in Swakopmund für mich. Diese Stadt liegt in etwa auf der Höhe Windhoek, aber direkt am Meer und am Ende der Stadt ...

A very strange place, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A very strange place

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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Swakopmund is a rather strange town, where not much is going on. It is right in the middle of the desert, surrounded on 3 sides by sand and one side by sand. We had four days there, which I didn't really understand because there is not all that much to ...

Swakopm, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopm

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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We have spent 3 nights in Swakopmund with people doing lots of exciting adreneline-type things. Jono, Ron and Mick went fishing and caught enough fish to feed the entinre truck for the evening meal - Malinga is going to cook the fish for them. (they ...

Getting to Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Getting to Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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... We followed the coast through Walvis Bay which is a town that remained a British colony even when Namibia was ruled by Germany. We got to Swakopmund by lunchtime, despite the earlier delay with the tyre. Swakopmund (where 'Brangelina' had their ...

Saving the best for last, Namibia, Namibia travel blog

Saving the best for last

A travel blog entry by willyblog

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... my cider! With amazing scenic stops in between, too many to mention (see photos), we ventured on to Swakopmund -the adrenaline sports capital of Namibia. You can pretty much do anything here, and we did!  We tried sand-boarding which was great fun ...

Close Encounters with Seals, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Close Encounters with Seals

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... . Our final big drive together took us further North away from the red dunes and then West towards the German colonial coastal town of Swakopmund. We stopped a couple of times along the way; I think mainly for our driver to have a few ciggies to calm his ...

Joining the Crowd, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Joining the Crowd

A travel blog entry by jpcasey

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... . Every building is decorated elaborately and ornately with bright colors, sculptures, and/or other detailing. The official language in Namibia is English as I mentioned even though most people in the country don't speak it.  In Swakupmund everyone ...

Namibia - Skydiving and concentration camps, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia - Skydiving and concentration camps

A travel blog entry by das1601

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... gag at the overpowering stench -  rancid fish mixed with tonnes of excrement and rotting carcases. Our final destination was Swakopmund.  Imagine if aliens decided to build a German themed wild west frontier town and populate it with not quite ...

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