Highlights, Namibia

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  • just another face again
    just another face again
    by cosmopolit
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    by Secretguest
  • Balloon flight over Soussouvlei
    Balloon flight over Soussouvlei
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    A small overview - the Highlights of Namibia

    by Myndo Updated Sep 19, 2004

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    Balloon flight over Soussouvlei

    Here are some of the Attractions you can have in Namibia: (the blue ones I tried out - they are also Links if you click on it, you get to my tips)

    (no particular Order)

    Hiking in the Fish River Canyon

    See the Quivertree Forest at Sunset

    A walk through the "Giants Playground"

    Camp with Desert Elefants at Aba Huab Camp

    Ballooning at Sunset over the Namib Desert

    Animal watching in Etosha

    Evening Tours on the Guest Farms

    Round Flight from Swakopmund

    Seal Colonies at Cape Cross

    Camping and Hiking at Spitzkoppe

    Searching the Welwitchia on Welwitchia Trail

    Twyvelfountain and the Stone Carvings

    Hiking in the Namib Naukluft Park

    Climb the Waterberg

    See the Hoba Meteorite

    Have tea and cake at "Cafe Anton" in Swakopmund

    Drink some Beer in "Joes Beerhouse" in Windhoek

    Come close to the Wild Cats at Afri Cat Fondation

    Surf the Dunes next to Swakopmund

    Climb Dune N° 45 at Soussouvlei

    See the impressive Landscape of the Ugab Terraces and Vingerklip

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    • Adventure Travel

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    Explore nature on a seemingly...

    by cosmopolit Written Feb 25, 2003

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    just another face again

    Explore nature on a seemingly different planet. Travel from south up to the northern border you will not believe how dramatically scenery changes and climate with it for that matter.
    Shoot pics from the moon, mars or any out of this world place in Namibia. Find remains from WWII left behind by the Germans. Look at a 1500 year old Welwitschia mirabilis plant which is very sensitive and yet so strong.

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    • Safari

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    Namibia is fully of excellent...

    by madfrog Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Namibia is fully of excellent things. My list of activities to do could be extremely long, but I have restrained myself with just a few.
    1. quad-biking at Swakopmund
    2. a visit to the Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park to see tame and wild cheetahs. This was a brilliant idea as the man who had created the park recognised that these stunning creatures were being killed by the locals. Instead he has the locals trap the cheetahs and he then releases them into an enclosure of 5 or so acres. I see this as a much better option than death.
    3. Canoeing down the Orange river at the border of South Africa and Namibia through the Richtersveld area). This can be quite an adventure. Our group managed to damage several boats and several egos.
    4. Despite the smell a visit to Cape Cross Seal colony should also be on the agenda. Initially I thought the coast was extremely rocky. My surprise was when the so called 'rocks' moved.
    5. Climbing the sand dunes in Sossusvlei. This is not a task to be done lightly. We climbed Dune 17 after which I was thoroughly exhausted.

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    by Secretguest Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Namib Desert, SossusVlei,Swakopmund and the Etoscha National Game Park
    See the highest sand dunes in the world! Swakopmund - a unique 'german' town in the middle of the desert and the abundent herds of game at Etoscha- a vast salt pan.

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    • Hiking and Walking

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