Thuringer Hof Hotel

Corner Independence Avenue and Bahnhof Street, Windhoek, Namibia | Hotel
 

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The Rains Down in Africa

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... take Zambian kwacha out from an ATM when we got in. With it still raining, we boarded the bus, resigned to figuring it out on arrival.

Just as the bus pulled away from Windhoek, however, we learned that you can't exchange Namibian dollars anywhere outside of Namibia. It's a worthless currency as soon as you leave its borders, and we were left holding $280 dollars worth of it. We felt positively sick to our stomachs. If we'd had decent internet in ...

Windhoek

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

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3

... into Windhoek centre - a pleasant town of 220,000 people - and toured around for 1/2 day including the History Museum which highlighted the transition from a German colony to British and then South Africa rule to eventual democracy in 1990. It's a young country but the people seem to be trying very hard to make it work and are extremely friendly and courteous. At 6:00 pm we met Duane & Matt our tour guides for the next ...

Botswana Plan, Pieter & The Landrover

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... If I had to provide a visual, it would be Nicholas Cage from the movie Con Air. He grew up on a game farm in the Kalahari Desert, in the northern part of South Africa and went to boarding school in a town near Pochefstroom, about an hour outside of Johannesburg. Over the years he has worked restore and rebuild Land Rovers in Lesotho, studied the brown hyena in Botswana, ran a lodge in Liwonde National Park, Malawi and spent ...

Hello :) & TWITTER!!

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

... task of buying all our food stocks! However
daunting the task may have seemed, the team was magnificent and by
about 1pm all food had been bought, stuffed into the small transport
bus and taken back to Chameleon headquarters – here we filled our
“ridiculously cool” bus with shopping and firewood (along with
anything else we may have needed, ie blankets) and eventually were
packed and ready for ...

Getting the Hang of Things

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

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... female came up and groomed me for a bit, mainly my face, and then left when the dominant came back. We walked back to the camp and let the baboons back in their cage.

It was then lunch time. This morning I had decided to commit to going to Nueras for the week. After a few days I will decide if I want to stay longer. So during lunch, I went and paid for the trip... $1050 Namibian dollars. I will leave Saturday morning.

Lunch was awful. ...

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This hotel, located on Corner Independence Avenue and Bahnhof Street, Windhoek, is near Katutura Township.
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