Protea Hotel Pelican Bay

Address: The Esplanade, Walvis Bay, Namibia | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on The Esplanade, Walvis Bay, is near Twyfelfontein.
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    Travel Blogs from Walvis Bay

    I am the Walvis

    A travel blog entry by illuminati on Apr 20, 2015

    1 comment, 31 photos

    ... known since the late 1400s, the Dutch only raised a flag in 1793 (despite claiming it on a map in the 1650s), until the British quickly decided to take over in 1795. Namibia seemed to suffer from a General Lack of Interest.
    The local Xhosa (click-click language) regarded themselves as caretakers and not owners of the land. Smaller in stature and fairer than their northern African cousins these people clicked and clucked over their terrain.

    Swanning around in Swakopmund

    A travel blog entry by ozvere on Apr 06, 2015

    1 comment, 26 photos

    ... part of South West Africa. Subsequently the enclave was overrun by the Germans at the start of WW1 but were ousted in 1915 by South African Forces. The whole of South West Africa became a protectorate of South Africa by virtue of the League of Nations charter after WW1. In 1978 Namibia got its independence but the enclave of Walvis Bay remained under South African sovereignty until 1994.

    Meanwhile the Germans, not having a sheltered port, created ...

    Day 112: dog day afternoon

    A travel blog entry by tautological on Nov 23, 2014

    ... further south and drove into our last country in Africa, South Africa woop woop. The border crossing was a nice easy one. It's amazing how much the scenery has changed just before the border and just inside South Africa. No longer endless Namibian desert, now it's all mountains, orchards and vineyards. Just before the border we stopped in a town that literally only exists because of the ...

    Walvis Bay, Namibia

    A travel blog entry by mtgirard on Oct 26, 2014

    43 photos

    After 8 long days on board the ship, everyone was ready to disembark and head for land. During many days of hanging out with various people for craft sessions, I managed to arrange a meeting to join some women to venture out without booking the expensive shore excursions. Most of the women I met were from South Africa and they are a nice lot. Fortunately, many people had the same idea and our ...

    Swakopmund and other excitement

    A travel blog entry by davidpower on Oct 18, 2014

    5 photos

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    The dusty sandy streets (no tarmac for the Blicks) are arranged in a US style block system. The houses are corrugated iron and old advertising boards. The centre of each block and community seems to be the Barber/Bar. Having a hair cut whilst having a beer in the sunshine, what an eminently ...