The Langholm Hotel
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It was a long and somewhat featureless drive from Etosha to Swakopmund on the Namibian Coast. Mile after mile of bush scrubland past us and we only managed one brief stop on the way for a coffee. Luckily for us this was all tarmac. We were fortunate that the anticipated six hour drive was actually only close to four. This was not a consequence of the travelling speed, but rather that the person I had asked probably just guessed the travel time rather than admit to ...
... dome tents and went in to the lodge to taste some of Sparky's wine. It was fun to sit at the long, indoor picnic table and listen to Sparky talk about each of his wines. Of course, as luck would have it, rain came in. I haven't camped in the rain since I was a kid fishing with my family. It was just as uncomfortable this time as I remembered. Even when we were out of the rain, it was cold....4 layers on top, 2 on the bottom (including 2 pairs ...
... language which all the children have at least some knowledge of. However, none of them, not even the teachers were close to fluent or could read and write in it confidently. Imagine trying to study for exams in a language you hardly even know.
After a dusty game of football with the kids, which got a little too competitive considering they were half our size, we were ready to head to the lodge. And after a wonderful dinner, we were swiftly all fast ...
... until eventually we reached the town of Swakopmund, which is located on the coast. It is a strange mixture of African, German and English. The official language is English but many of the road signs and names on buildings are in German. Some of the buildings are styled on early twentieth century German buildings. It is actually quite an attractive town with some good quality shops, interesting buildings and quite an attractive sea front although the sea was ...
Today we are in the main shipping port of Namibia, called Walvis Bay which in English means Whale Bay. It was my turn for this port to book the excursion which some of us wanted to go on. Due to their not being a great deal to do here other than desert related activities. We decided to go quad biking through the Namib desert, my friend who had previously been ...