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

    ... about a ululating lady, not long after the nation’s independence.

    What is comforting for the visitor is that two currencies are accepted. The easy to obtain Namibian dollar, and the South African Rand. This in itself offers great trust in the nations reserve bank. However, the lack of barbed wire and security signs was an unexpected and welcome change from ZA.

    We docked in the unusual port of Walvis Bay (population 85,000), Walvis ...

    Swanning around in Swakopmund

    A travel blog entry by ozvere on Apr 06, 2015

    1 comment, 21 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, ...

    Swakopmund looks better in the sunshine

    A travel blog entry by kastang on Mar 15, 2015

    1 photo

    ... vendors, but the markets were not open today. Apoarently this community is overflowing in December and January. We then walked along the ocean to a small lagoon to watch the birds, particularly the flamingos. Behind them we saw at least a 20 camels that you can rent to ride the beach. Had a great light lunch at the Tiger Reef Beach Bar and Grill. I had to try the famed Walvis Bay oysters, ...

    Walvis Bay, Namibia

    A travel blog entry by mtgirard on Oct 26, 2014

    43 photos

    ... the German influence, especially in Swakopmund, a popular tourist spot. Here is where we encountered the Himba tribe, one of two trives left in Namibia. At the time, we knew nothing about them and we thought they were dressed (or undressed) for tourism purposes. After further research we found out that the Himba tribe continues to exist and there are some fascinating facts about them. First ...

    Swakopmund and other excitement

    A travel blog entry by davidpower on Oct 18, 2014

    5 photos

    ... 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">Number two on the list was to go to the only place in the world where a Welwitschia plant grows. The youngest ones are 1000 years old and we saw one reputed to be 1500 years old.

    It flowers every ...