Burning Shore

Longbeach 152/4th Street, Swakopmund, Namibia | 5 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by ellieburrows


... and camels en route. Some other travellers that we met back in Windhoek joined us for dinner. Great day all round! Early start this morning as we went to Walvis Bay for a trip out on a catameran, we had a few seals and pelicans join us onboard the boat. Finished off with champagne and oysters. Were making the most of the good cheap food here as we will be living off one meal a day in Auz! Now got a 5 hour coach ride back to Windhoek before tomorrows safari camping trip to ...

Days 17, 18, 19: Sossusvlei, Namibia

A travel blog entry by kauna


... a 1 KM walk to make, after we arrived at the drop off point. That 1 KM walk took us to Deadsvlei, a pan of old dead trees in what looks like an old dried up lake, surrounded by these large dunes. In fact, according to our guide, the worlds highest sand dune was there. "Big Daddy", it's called, and stands 350 Metres high. Mitch, Sue and I made the walk with Manny, and we all got some good pictures. Mitch and Sue walked out into the pan for photos. I was dead, I just sat on a ...

Swakopmund, Namibia

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz


Weird, fun, German and extreme. This place was crazy. Driving through the desert we suddenly came across a large town with German style buildings, housing subdivisions that are completely on sand, modern fast food chains and little shopping malls. I have no idea why a town would start here - you can't build a port as the Atlantic Ocean is rough with big surf crashing onto the beach, and water is rare because the lack of rain in the desert. A ...


A travel blog entry by hannabrowne


... Tomorrow I am going sandboarding, snow tobogganing, and 4 wheeling!! All of the girls sorted out the shower issue, and got pretty for our dinner out. We went to a nice Italian restaurant, and the boys were all shocked how much we all looked like girls when we cleaned up. There was also a lot of game meat, so I was able to try a few different things, including zebra! It was so nice to be able to relax around a big table with everyone ...

Namibian desert

A travel blog entry by luv2srff


... abilities and I apologize. Small mountains of sand everywhere you looked. It was kind of surreal actually. Stephanus organized a nice place for me to stay and Swak turned out to be nothing like I had imagined.
I had heard that Swakopmund is the nicest town in Namibia so I wasn't expecting it to be anything like the hell hole that Tulear was, but I definitely wasn't expecting it to be as nice as it turned out to be. Apparently, at one point ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Longbeach 152/4th Street, Swakopmund, is near Sossusvlei, Spitzkoppe, Tommy's Tours and Safaris, and Desert Express.
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