Burning Shore

Longbeach 152/4th Street, Swakopmund, Namibia | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Swakopmund

The week after Cape Town

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj


... all are put on a team of 3 to help our staff. Sometimes we will help "KFC" prepare our meals, sometimes we sweep and dust the truck, sometimes we are assigned washing dishes or scrubbing pots. After every meal, everyone has to ‘flap’. Flapping is taking the clean dishes from the rinse and waving them back and forth until they are dry enough to be put back in to the tubs and stored again on the truck.

We all got up at ...

Sun, Sea and Sand-boarding

A travel blog entry by jdchurchers


The team are trying to push the boundaries of this trip as much as possible (in a good way) and came up with an alternative acclimatisation.

Having dipped our toes in the sea on the West Coast of Africa it was time for the acclimatisation trek. The itinerary had us walking along the coast for a day but we felt that ...

Willkommen in Deutsch Afrika

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... beer in general, but it was still delightful to drink dunkel and hefeweizen for a change. After dinner, we checked out another German pub, which featured German drinking songs and a bar fight.

The next morning, March 23 (Day 88), we drove 30 minutes south to Walvis Bay, which was an important British harbor even before the Germans arrived in southwest Africa, and remained British until it became South African; the Germans never controlled it. From Walvis ...

Desert tour in Namibia

A travel blog entry by faralley


... hr, like a baby. Lovely cool. At the same time I wrapped my water bottle in a wet towel and put it outside in the heat. The evaporation of the water in the towel worked like a refrigerator and I had a nice cool drink. As a matter of fact I am typing this blog while my Macbook is put on a wet towel in order to help the cooling propeller a bit. Works perfectly!

Later in the afternoon we went to the Zesriem canyon. Named after six leather belts, used to measure the depth of ...

Namibia - Swakopmund & Cape Cross

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... motorbikes because itīs much easier to control them. Plus, most of us were wearing flip-flops that donīt allow you to change gears properly.

At 14.00 we were ready to leave for our adventurous ride. Gonzalo was very excited and seemed to be enjoying it a lot. I personally fell in love with quad biking. I liked it very much but what I didnīt like was the tour. I was missing more freedom. During the whole tour we had to follow our guide who was taking the ...

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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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