Protea Hotel Thuringerhof

Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Windhoek

Ten days in Namibia

A travel blog entry by peterandjane


... mixture to cover their braided hair, and wear lots of self made jewellery around their necks, arms and lower legs. Most women don’t wear western clothes, but go around bare breasted and wear short loin cloths or skirts. It was an interesting visit and they have some unusual customs, such as both men and women removing their two lower front teeth to make themselves more beautiful!

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Namibia: Fish River Canyon.

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson


... and dolomite cliffs are carved and in some places hollowed out by the fiery winds that for hundreds of millions of years have blasted the sedimentary rocks with sand from the desert below. After following the ridge for 6 km, he drops down to a dried out riverbed. He walks the sandy course following the hoof prints of kudu and mountain zebra. Camel thorn clings to the low bank. He passes the occasional quiver tree, a unique botanical species with a scaly trunk and ...

Days 14, 15, 16 - The Bus Ride From Hell!!!

A travel blog entry by kauna


... to visit Faith's sister Ernestine. I was being followed and harassed by a street tout, so I slipped into the back packers to escape him. After a 15 minute visit with Ernestine, I walked across the street to the bank machine. When Faith was finished work, four of us went to the David Livingstone Hotel and sat next to the Zambezi River watching the sun set. We could see the mist of Victoria Falls just a few hundred metres down river from where we were ...

Wonderful game viewing in Etosha,then to Windhoek

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


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We have an excellent tea of chicken curry, check the water hole again, then have a drink at the bar with the team. Others go to bed, and about 9pm we go back to check the waterhole, and find several rhinos drinking, and others coming in. Murray has sorted the problem of the orange lights and we get some excellent reflection photos of up to seven rhinos, including two large males having a standoff.

Back in the cabin, the beds suffer from too-thick ...

Wish Day and Our Last Supper

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin


... the thinner tail seems to be the one that is a bit more sociable and takes away from its digging time to climb on people. (Side note: I’ve learned that the names of the mongooses are Fred and Wilma… can’t tell them apart though and I think I heard that they are both boys despite what the names indicate…). A couple of the girls managed to get several decent pictures of me with the critters. At least ten times I had a mongoose on ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on Independence Avenue, Windhoek, is near Katutura Township.
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