Travel Blogs from Swakopmund
... such as beef stew, spinach and the local millet bread.
I have never seen a group of teenagers so readily give
things a try. We had the Maponi worms
for starter with a chilli sauce followed by the rest. Stuart took great pleasure in smashing in the
sheep’s head with a claw hammer to get to the brain which was surprisingly nice
(a bit like haggis.) Very impressive – I
hope you enjoy the pics.
... coast aptly named due to all the ships that had run aground over the years, then we started our 7 hour drive. We stopped along the way at some road side stalls and were treated by men and women of the Himba tribe who paint themselves with a mixture of oche( clay) butter and bush spices it stains their skin a burnt orange colour the women also cover their hair in this. Other than the clay they only wore a loin cloth. They were very used ...
Had fair bit of light rain overnight and at breakfast and then endured the worse camping experience of having to pack up a wet tent. We then drove a very short distance to the village of the Himba people who live a traditional lifestyle. It was both fascinating and uncomfortable as you had that human zoo feeling. The women have these amazing elaborate hairstyles and spend ages preparing their hair and rubbing ...
... where some enjoyed eating game but I stuck to the basics enjoying a pizza (maybe in a few weeks I will be more adventurous). In Swakopmund I had the opportunity to go Sandboarding which was so much fun but a ridiculous work out. Unlike snow skiing there are no lifts as they are trying to be environmentally friendly which means if you want to go down you have to hike back up in the heat and in the direct sunlight. I am embarrassingly out of shape after ...
... br> Then it was a paved 30-km drive to my stop for the night at Swakopmund, Namibia's primary beach resort ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Strand Hotel Swakopmund
Other places to stay in Swakopmund
2 Theo-Ben Gurirab Avenue, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $200
Bismarch Street 39, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $116
3 Hendrik Witbooi St. , Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $133
13 Luderitz Str., Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $124
1 Stint St, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $129
6 Bismarck Street, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund | 4 star hotelfrom $99
P.O. Box 1497, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $58
Fischreiher Street nr 78, Swakopmund | 3 star hotelfrom $77
42 NathaniÃ«l Maxuilili, Swakopmund | Hotelfrom $26
Longbeach 152/4th Street, Swakopmund | 5 star hotelfrom $93