Swakopmund Sands Hotel
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I left Hentiesbay and headed south to Swakopmund. On the way I stopped at the stranded fish trawler... and then in Wlotskasbaken. This is a completely-off-the-grid mostly-German-holiday-homes village. Check out the pictures. I did not want to be too obvious in taking pictures of other peoples houses.. you never know with the Germans. I found a hotel in Swakomund (Hotel Gruner Kranz) that turned 100 years old and they are offering accommodation at less then ...
... desert, this is the most photographed sand dune, 186 meters high, I only managed together up about a third of it but then walking up a sand dune wearing an air cast splint was possibly a challenge too far. Namibia has such a varied landscape, mountains, desert, rivers but also a noticeable change in temperature. At the moment it is winter in Africa so the days are still warm but the nights are cold, getting up at 5 to put down the tent each morning is a chore but well worth the ...
... they only
store species from the local Benguela current, which is quite uncommon in any
aquarium in the world apparently. As you can probably imagine I spent quite a
while sitting and watching the sharks pass me by! Swakopmund felt like a safe
place so I thoroughly enjoyed my time here wandering the beaches alone, and
shopping for essentials (books) that I’d run out of.
... br> Swakopmund, which was German South West Africa's main harbor, is one such city that remains stubbornly German. German colonial architecture lines the streets, German bakeries abound and you hear German spoken just as often as you hear English (Namibia's official language). Much of this is due to the German-Namibian residents that continue to live here, though it is also the result of the German tourists that flock to Namibia in general, and Swakopmund ...
Koha Lodge is right next to the Runway in Marienthal FYML and it is really nice to stay here. Very warm and Friendly , always happy , lots of Information about anything in Namibia, great Food.... Im not a big Red-meat eater , perhaps one's a year... but the Steak Jannie made last night was really good. In the morning after Break feast Jannie organized an Baki ( Pick up-truck ) which we will this ...