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 […]
July 26, 2012

Cycling across the desert – an adventure in Damaraland

May the road rise to greet you and may the wind be always at your back. by Allie Warf As we pedalled across the sandy plains […]
August 17, 2012

Namibia travel tips

What should I wear? Packing to travel in Namibia is easy – it’s mostly warm in autumn and the nights are starting to become cooler. So […]
August 23, 2012

Bogenfels – much more than a destination in the south of Namibia

by Ginger Mauney When browsing through travelogues, readers are often compelled by a striking picture to stop turning the page and take a closer look. Whether […]
September 3, 2012

!Uris Safari Lodge

Eclectic African styles and mining history by Ron Swilling As you drive down the access road to !Uris Safari Lodge, a large thatch-roofed building comes into […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund – Footprints in the Sand

Swakopmund always has something new to discover. by Elisabeth Braun At one time there was sand and a protected harbour. Two hundred years later there is […]
January 24, 2013

Namibia: The Caprivi springs to life

Photos and text by Annabelle Venter Eight hours after leaving Windhoek in our Land Rover, we finally switch off the engine, open the doors and find ourselves […]
January 24, 2013

Hike the fish river canyon – epic adventure in Namibia

Text and photographs Ron Swilling Its sheer Size. Its Grandeur, Grace, History and Time… all make hiking in the second-largest canyon in the world an adventure […]
April 10, 2013

Warmbad Namibia – more than just a forgotten settlement

Text and photographs Peter Cunningham When one thinks of aerial bombing campaigns, the horrors of the Blitz on London and the firestorms consuming Dresden during WWII […]
April 11, 2013

Etosha, rain & a small car

Photos and blog post by Annabelle Venter who discovered that a small car can be ideal for a trip to Etosha National Park  Remember the days […]
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 Little Bay town of Lüderitz – A town extraordinaire

By Ron Swilling  Lüdertiz has a character entirely its own. It is a destination for travellers who enjoy exploring unusual landscapes and out-of-the-ordinary places; are interested […]
May 3, 2013

The legendary Kolmanskop – Diamond glitter

By Ron Swilling Although today the roofs of the old ghost town are tumbling in and sand blow through doorways to create artistic masterpieces and provide […]
May 13, 2013

Swakopmund – Where Europe meets Africa

Text and photos by Ron Swilling Tucked between two powerful natural expanses – the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Ocean – the town of Swakopmund exists […]

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