Travel Blogs from Swakopmund, Namibia

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Spotting the Big Five, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Spotting the Big Five

A travel blog entry by marqual

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... of interesting facts about the plight of the cheetah, of which there are less than 10,000 left in the world. From interior Namibia, we headed to the altantic ocean coast. The weather is now colder and wetter. We drove through Skeleton Coast National ...

Swakopmund Snake Park, Swakopmund Namibia, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund Snake Park

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... on when they said they were closing for the day. We went off in search of more excitement in this seaside town of Swakopmund and discovered that everything was closed!  And everything would also be closed tomorrow!  Eventually, after an hour of ...

Swakamond, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakamond

A travel blog entry by miles1

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05/10/09 Swakopmund 250ks Nothing here in namibia is close. This ride was 250ks with one straight the was one hour long. This took us right through the desert and past the tropic of Capricorn. Great ride. ...

Funky Town, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Funky Town

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... enough time to find out where we can go tomorrow to find a suitable replacement. Hakuna matata.  There’s the Swakopmund Brauhaus to take away the worry.  We enjoy a weissenbier from a new brewery in Windhoek called Camelthorn ...

Quadbiking on the dunes, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Quadbiking on the dunes

A travel blog entry by bilieva

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Nothing can be compared with the feeling of riding a quad bike up and down the sea of dunes. ...

Squad biking over the Namib-desert dunes!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Squad biking over the Namib-desert dunes!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... world because you know what…….this one was none other than……..squad biking over the desert sand dunes of Swakopmund!   Doesn’t it sound exciting! Michel and I were the only ones from our tour group to have chosen ...

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

Sand, Sand and more Sand!

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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March 9th - Swakopmund The sand boarding people picked us up at 9.30am and took us to dune no7 just outside town. After getting our equipment on and choosing a board it was time for the part Cesca had not been looking forward to, the trek up the dune. ...

Boesman, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Boesman

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... time.  After bidding farwell to the Boesman and his wife we boarded our truck and headed to the coastal adventure town of Swakopmund.  We had a break from the tents tonight and stayed in a 6 person self contained unit.  We shared with ...

The Sands of Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Sands of Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by vannhansen

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... to a room of the hotel to watch a video presented by Outback Orange of the activities we could participate in while in Swakopmund. We had seen a brochure earlier on our truck and had tentatively decided upon dune buggying as something we'd like to do. ...

It's frikking cold and we're still in the desert!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

It's frikking cold and we're still in the desert!

A travel blog entry by ashah_008

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... sleepy town...and it's cold!  The next day we took a scenic flight across the Namib desert and skeleton coast around Swakopmund and Walvis Bay! It was amazing! Seeing the dunes from the sky was pretty cool, but even more amazing was seeing ...

Who would jump out of a perfectly good plane......, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Who would jump out of a perfectly good plane......

A travel blog entry by nickyloo

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... I'm having.  Just think though it saves me doing it when I'm home.  Less than 2 weeks now! In Swakopmund on the west coast of Namibia.  If you didn't know already it is the adrenalin capital of Africa.  I didn't think I was much of ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by izzie

Swakopmund ...

The Trip Begins In Ernest, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

The Trip Begins In Ernest

A travel blog entry by simeons_blog

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... to out truck. When we where back at the truck we thanked to tour guide for his amazing insight and then began the long drive to Swakopmund (21m, Lat: S22°41'03.4”, Lon: E14°31'42.8). The days had become hot now and we where able to drive with the ...

A Dramatic Time, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

A Dramatic Time

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... then the famous rock painting of the 'white lady'. And the hot winds dramatically caught us by surprise as we arrived in Swakopmund, Namibia's adventure capital. We spend three nights in Swakopmund, and for Karen it would be a bit of a dramatic time. One ...

Star Gazing and Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Star Gazing and Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by claudiv

... and when I awoke I was at the ship!  A big group of us grabbed lunch, showered, and then met up to go to Swakopmund.  We got in taxis and traveled to Swampkomund which is 20km away for 25 Namibian dollars ($2.50 US).  I rode with Desha, ...

One extra day in paradise, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

One extra day in paradise

A travel blog entry by whk2006

... Michael, is sick, we can not leave for the Northern Namibia as scheduled today. We had to stay one extra day in Swakopmund. Fine with me, since I finally have chance to update my travel blogs. Actually, most of the blogs you are reading were ...

Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Namibia

A travel blog entry by robandloopy

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... seeing the animals and fauna plus learning how the bushmen used to live and were eventually wiped out. We made it to Swakopmund - a very german town. Here we have visted a township, visited a AIDS nursery, bought loads of toys and things for the kids - ...

Luxury camping, Swokopmund, Namibia travel blog

Luxury camping

A travel blog entry by penny_d

Hey guys!! Tonight I am staying in luxury camping.. in a dorm room! We get 2 nights here at Swokopmund which is on the Indian Ocean, so warm water.. and on the other side we have just come from the Namib Desert. Not much time left and the keyboard ...

I've been through the desert on a bike with noname, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

I've been through the desert on a bike with noname

A travel blog entry by imapilot

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... German bier. I'll spare you the reflections though. So we're a little burned out on biking, especially with wind, but Swakopmund has all the required ingredients to fix that sort of thing; lovely B&B, Laundromat,  no biking, and fully ...

Swakopmund Namibia Adventures!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund Namibia Adventures!

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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We're about to leave this little town of Swakopmund and am not certain when we'll have internet again... We're in Swakopmund which is a little beach town (it even has a strand) surrounded by miles of emmence, red dunes. We have been eating well and ...

Etosha National Park, Outje, Namibia travel blog

Etosha National Park

A travel blog entry by bonnieandpaul

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Hello Everyone! A bloody hot day today in Namibia. We have just pulled into Outjo, a small town, en route for the Cheetah Park later this afternoon. We have spent the last 2 nights in Etosha National Park - one of the last great wilderness areas in ...

Not as shitty as it sounds, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Not as shitty as it sounds

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... in Swakopmund, where we could leisurely bid adieu to our travel companions and wander around this strange German outpost.   Swakopmund was founded as a German colonial center right on the Swakop River where it pours out into the Atlantic.  ...

Beds!!!, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Beds!!!

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... least as close as I can get. Walked on the moonscape of Namibia. Crossed the tropic of capicorn. Amazing hamburgers for lunch. A frame cabins with beds for a quick change in Swakopmund Restcamp. Lovely. Out for dinner at Napolitana then to a house ...

Searching for adrenaline, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Searching for adrenaline

A travel blog entry by froglin81

... What a shock that your double is not very nice and seems selfish and judgemental and frivolous and illogical." Welcome to Swakopmund, sponsored by Namibia Breweries, the sign read as a town emerged before us in the middle of the desert. It was weird ...

Desert, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Desert

A travel blog entry by miles1

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04/10/09 Sossusviei, Solitaire. 360 ks The sand dunes in Sossusviei are amazing. Pink in colour, and all around you. I walked half way up one and the view was as if you were standing on the moon, only pink.. That night we stayed in Solitaire and ...

Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by johannahoog

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... seconde naar beneden maakt. We kwamen nog te weten dat vroeger Walvisbaai groter was, maar de laatste tien jaar is Swakopmund enorm gegroeid. Uraniummijnbouw en een nieuwe mijn van de Chinezen hebben voor veel werk en nieuwe mensen gezorgd. Door gebrek ...

Day 173 - Namibia, Swakopmund  - Quad Biking, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Day 173 - Namibia, Swakopmund - Quad Biking

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... much encasing the town bringing the temperature down with it. Reminded us of chilly days spent in San Francisco. Swakopmund's biggest attractions, besides the beautiful sand dunes, is adrenaline packed activities - sky diving, quad biking and ...

Day 175 - Namibia, Swakopmund - Hugging Seals, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Day 175 - Namibia, Swakopmund - Hugging Seals

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... an oyster farm consisting of dozens and dozens of wooden barges with cages hung beneath, each containing 1,000 oysters. Heaven!! Here in Namibia they take 8 months to grow to an edible size compared to SA where it takes 2 years and NZ 8 years!! ...

Totally Extreme, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Totally Extreme

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan

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... Cao who placed a stone cross here in 1485.  Driving parallel to the coast we moved south until we arrived at Swakopmund, Namibia's recreation mecca.  There is an amazing number of activities to choose from here but the two at the top of my ...

Skeleton Coast, Swakopmund, Namibia travel blog

Skeleton Coast

A travel blog entry by yoni

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March 22, 2008 Swakopmund, Namibia This morning we took the Inter Cape Mainliner to Swakopmund. You would think that after our disastrous trip on Inter Cape from Livingston to Windhoek we would have learned not to trust them. But there doesn´t seem ...

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