SeaSide Hotel and Spa
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There were originally three townships - one for each of the tribal groups - Oshiwambo, Nama and Herero - each with different quality of housing starting at one room rising to three bedrooms - designed create differences and divisions between the groups - classic colonial divide and rule. Now people can live anywhere - that they can afford to - on which subject a lot more
Then there is the 'temporary' township where new ...
... surprisingly light weight and cool.
Pete asked Nico privately how they feel about South Africa and he said it was the Germans that they still dislike as their colonisation and genocide was much worse. There are a lot of Germans living in Swakopmond and Christophe who instead of doing the township tour wanted to go see some German history. That evening he went to a German pub and said he met some really backward racist Germans so he left early.
Our next stop ...
... regular Steve Irwins. As you walk to the toilet block, you shoo the local springbok away.
We keep pinching ourselves just to check this is real. Yesterday afternoon when visiting a local canyon, we saw a horned adder. Clare noticed some scat near a lot of feathers. She asked Lucky what animal had excreted it. "Baboon" says Lucky. Now....Clare was already irrationally scarred of being killed by flash flood waters in this drought stricken desert, but now she had ...
Swakopmund is a busy place, with lots and lots to do - the adrenaline capital of Namibia.
We had heard that the 4 hour long Living Desert Tour was really informative and worth going on. . After spending more than a week in the desert, it was time that really saw what was in the desert.
We were picked up at the hotel at 8 in the morning and met Shawn, our barefooted guide, in a touring 4x4. He told us that every time he went out, he 'read the desert, like ...
Day 13 - 11 Dec.
A free day in Swakopmund.
Caroline took a boat trip to see the seals and dolphins (while enjoying oysters and champagne)
and Steve took a 4x4 trip to see the 'living desert'. The ...