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Sandwich Harbour, an important coastal wetland of Namibia

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Sep
12

Erongo’s Sandwich Harbour lies 80km south of Walvis Bay along a rough-hewn track which is best attempted with the help of a 4×4 vehicle. It is about 400km from Windhoek and 46km from Swakopmund.

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Arebbusch Landmark – The Spectacular Spitzkoppe

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Mar
20

On the way to Swakopmund from Windhoek along the B3 you will notice a mountain range, called the Pontok Mountains rising up out of the barren landscapes. The Spitzkoppe, known as the Matterhorn of Namibia and towering at 1 784m above sea level, forms part of this range. 

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Things to do in Windhoek over the 2016 Festive Season

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Activities and Adventure, Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Nov
29

Another year has flown swiftly by and it’s time to take a look at what we can get up to in Windhoek this December.
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Wandering along the Welwitschia Trail in Namibia

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Oct
18

Meandering among the landscapes of the northern Namib-Naukluft National Park, the Welwitschia Drive is easily located from your accommodation in Windhoek or Swakopmund and takes about 4 hours to complete. 
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The Miraculous Welwitschia Mirabilis in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Oct
4

One of Namibia’s most famous plants was discovered by an Austrian botanist on Angolan soil in 1860. Freidrich Welwitsch started out his working life as a theatre critic until taking up a post as a plant collector in Angola on behalf of Portugal. Along with the amazing Welwitschia plant, Welwitsch accumulated 5 000 other plants, many of which were completely new to science.

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