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Spitzkoppe: the Matterhorn of Namibia

Spitzkoppe: the Matterhorn of Namibia

After exploring the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, we didn’t think Namibia could get more beautiful. But we hadn’t visited Spitzkoppe yet! About 150km (1.5 hours) northwest of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe (meaning ‘pointed dome’ in German,...
Namibia 4

Namibia 4

The border dash was fairly uneventful, lots of driving, sadly no Harry as we had finished him around Etosha (we had moved onto the Hobbit which was fine until about chapter 8 where I got lost..). We had two stop overs, one at Oppi Koppi which was free for...
Heimreise, Wiederkommen, Ankommen Teil 1

Heimreise, Wiederkommen, Ankommen Teil 1

Hallo liebe Andreike-Leser.Wir wollten uns mal wieder melden und noch einmal von uns berichten. Nun ist es schon lange her, dass wir wieder da sind und seitdem ist viel passiert. Heute berichten wir euch vom letzten Tag in Afrika und dem ersten in Deutschland. Morgen...
Namibia 3

Namibia 3

Our next big adventure was into Etosha, or E-toe-Sha as the Americans like to call it, is one of the biggest and most densely populated parks in the world. A bit of history (as the entrance blurb is next to me). Etosha is made up of a pan which was a lake...
Namibia 2

Namibia 2

Still in Swakobmund we had a day to walk around the town before we went sand boarding the next morning. We went to the aquariums for a bit of education, learning about and seeing the local fish population, there was an underwater tunnel to walk through which was fun.....
Namibia – visit 2 – 1

Namibia – visit 2 – 1

We were in Namibia around lunch time after getting through the border at break neck speed, only having to pay 250N$ for road tax (17N$ to the pound, same exchange rate as SA – both their economies are fairly codependent.. You can even pay in rand in Namibia...
Ocean Gypsies: Finding a boat #1

Ocean Gypsies: Finding a boat #1

    Dreaming into the sea in Lüderitz in Namibia indulging in old seafaring memories, we met the former diamond diver Heiko who sailed around the world for eleven years together with his family. Our old dreams of sailing and circumnavigating the world...