Swakopmund Sands Hotel
Travel Blogs from Swakopmund
... a social river bird nest. These nests are like apartment complexes for the birds. There was one in our campground that night. From below, you can see dozens of individual holes for the separate family of bird. The choir of chirping was quite loud. It didn’t take much to realize that it is not a good idea to walk underneath one of those!
The terrain changes dramatically from white high desert with low shrubs to black slate ...
I hope you enjoyed the sand boarding video. We have been out of Wifi for a few days now
so here’s a quick update.
On day 4 not only did we sand board but we also dipped our
toe in the sea on the West coast. So the
coast to coast has officially started.
Although we have had a great start to the trip the group are
... cones to eat as we meandered the waterfront promenade. We got to watch part of a national beach volleyball tournament taking place on the beach, too. Dennis had to work a lot that afternoon and evening again, but I went for a long run along the beach and ran some errands for us. We ate a late dinner at a fun and delicious German brauhaus, complete with real imported German beer. We like Namibian beer (far superior to South African beer), and have acquired a taste ...
... br> You will see it looking at the pictures.
When we drove back we found out it was 47 degrees celcius. Hottest experience in my life.
In my tent it was even hotter, and I needed a snooze. So, how do you snooze when it is 47 degrees. Very simple, first I took a cold shower and after the shower I took the biggest towel I could find and made it soaking wet.
I squeezed out the surplus of water and used the towel as a blanket. The wet towel experience made me sleep ...
... Livingstone, Windhoek). They and their new friends (another UK couple) were interested in renting of motorbikes as well. In the end we booked a quad biking activity for a group of 6 people. We were supposed to have a lot of fun!
At 13.30 we arrived at the office of Desert Adventures. We proceeded with the required payment (NAD 450 per person, 90 minutes), picked up our helmets and went through some basic instructions. All of us, except of Gonzalo, ...