Tag: Namibia

A few days in the NamibRand

This post is part of a series called Namibia 2022 The NamibRand was once a working farm, now it is a private nature reserve.  It is more than 215,000 hectares (approx 830 square miles) of spectacular landscapes and scenery. We were fortunate to have this long grass (tall bushman grass I think?) everywhere we went. …

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The Ghost Town of Kolmanskuppe

This post is part of a series called Namibia 2022 Today we headed west, towards the Atlantic Ocean and into the Namib Desert.  This coastal desert is the oldest desert in the world and receives less than 10mm of rain annually; the fog from the ocean provides most of the moisture.  Well, that’s what normally…

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In the Giant’s Playground

This post is part of a series called Namibia 2022 After relaxing for a few days it was finally time to meet up with my group and begin my much anticipated tour of Namibia.  I’m happy to say that my group for this tour was one of the best, if not THE BEST, group I’ve…

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Windhoek

This post is part of a series called Namibia 2022 In 1884 Namibia was colonized by the Germans and after the first world war it was administered by South Africa.  The atrocities committed under apartheid in South Africa were also committed here.  In March of 1990, they gained their independence from South Africa and the…

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