July 26, 2012

Bahnhof Hotel, Aus: History on its doorstep

by Ron Swilling Having survived (in essence) since 1906 when the railway line, or Eisenbahnlinie, was built between Lüderitz and Aus, the Bahnhof Hotel has witnessed […]
May 3, 2013

The minuscule village of Aus: Trading post and mountain stronghold

Text by Ron Swilling The small village, initially called !Aus or Snake Fountain by the early hunter-gatherers who were attracted to the area, has a history […]
May 3, 2013

The celebrated Namib horses – Wild, rugged and free

By Ron Swilling A major attraction in the area, the Namib wild horses have become synonymous with the virtues of the desert country where they evolved. […]
July 8, 2013

Welcome to Namibia

Text and photos by Ron Swilling An ancient phone on a hilltop in a field of fairy circles. Tables of rock crystals lining the gravel road. […]

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