Swakopmund Sands Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 1497, Swakopmund, Namibia | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on P.O. Box 1497, Swakopmund, is near Sossusvlei, Spitzkoppe, and Tommy's Tours and Safaris.
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      Travel Blogs from Swakopmund

      Day 112: dog day afternoon

      A travel blog entry by tautological on Nov 23, 2014

      ... Lodge just over the border and the change from Namibia was immediately apparent. Grass was an interesting discovery, having not seen it for nearly four months. For some reason the campsite seemed to be run by dogs and as they came to greet us I did start to wonder how they would be able to pull a pint for us at the bar? I think there may be a paws in proceedings right there...Luckily the ...

      Swakopmund and other excitement

      A travel blog entry by davidpower on Oct 18, 2014

      5 photos

      ... br style="font-family: UICTFontTextStyleBody; font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">Doing touristy bit today. Aquarium, crystal gallery with massive locally found quartz stone 15,000 kgs and other rare stones. Found a lovely local stone called Tanzanite. Little known fact that the biggest stone ever found (245 carat) has been made into a tiara with 200 other Tanzanite stones and over 800 diamonds. It was commissioned for a previous CEO of Apple (wow, ...

      Charlie's living desert tour

      A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost on Sep 28, 2014

      10 photos

      ... next creature to see. White and pure in colour, she's not quite so pure in character eating her husband once they've mated. Poor guy. Our guide showed us how much iron is in the sand by running a magnet from side to side along the sand then picking it up to reveal black granules. He then placed a small amount on my hand and then swayed the magnet from side to side underneath. The granules stood on end and moved from side to side. We were getting not only a wildlife lesson, but ...

      Across the desert

      A travel blog entry by jandkross on Sep 20, 2014

      1 comment, 98 photos

      ... and sandier and we were told that it was a never ending battle with the sand to keep the road clear.

      There was evidence of some quarrying and salt production around Walvis Bay, Namibia's only major port. There were some expensive looking residences along the esplanade and in the shallow waters there were millions of sea birds, many of them colourful flamingoes. It was suddenly cool here and it was refreshing to stroll along the ...


      A travel blog entry by dawn8_21 on Jun 08, 2014

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      ... the bottom. They brought out the speed gun to measure how quickly we went at the fastest part. I went down once and got 79km/hr and was told almost nobody gets to 80km/hr- so of course I had to go again. I dragged my tired self up the dune again and had a second run at it. I got to 81km/hr! This is second fastest speed ever reached at that dune, and the fastest ever speed for a girl. I was quite satisfied with that result J ...