Swakopmund Off The Beaten Path

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    The "Martin Luther"
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    The coast

    by Luchonda Written Aug 11, 2006

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    A place in Swakopmund visited by many local fishermen or/and people loving a beautiful sunrise or sundown. In previous time a boarding place for fisherboats
    Next to the beach there is a remarkable "Arnold Shad" promenade, decorated by many palmtrees and local flora.

    The coast in Swakopmund
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    See the "Martin Luther" museum

    by GrumpyDiver Written Dec 10, 2011

    On the way in to town you can make a short turn off to see the Martin Luther Museum. The guide books all refer to it as a train, but this is a bit misleading, as this "train" never ran on tracks. The Martin Luther is really a steam-powered tractor that pulled three carts behind it.

    It's been restored; rebuilt is probably closer to the truth as most of the original parts appear to have been replaced.

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