Caprivi

From the Kovango we drove east through the Bwabwata National Park, which was a bit disappointing – no animals, no nice landscape. Just when we reached the Kwando River, we suddenly saw a very big group of elephants in the distance. We chose a community campsite on the river called Kapako Waterfront Camp. Lukas, the …

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Along the Kowango River

We were still in the very north of Namibia, driving the B10 along the border to Angola until we reached the Kovango, coming from Angola, crossing Namibia and disappearing into the Okovango Delta in Botswana. We were curious, what we would be able to see along the river, and it was a lot. Our first …

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Visiting the Ovambos

From Ruacana we drove now to the East, stopping at Outapi to admire a giant baobab, and going past Oshakati and Ondangwa, where we did some shopping, before we arrived at the Ongula Village Homestead, a lodge and campsite next to a village of a tribe of the Ovambos, the largest ethnic group in Namibia. …

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The Himba tribe

In the north of Namibia we were now clearly in the area where the Himba or OvaHimba, indigenous people with an estimated population of about 50,000 people live. We visited a village north of Opuwo, which also has a campsite next to it. A young man picked us up and explained us about the culture of his people, …

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Palmwag & Khowarib Gorge

From Twyfelfontain we were travelling on good gravel “pads” up to Palmwag and after wild camping in the wilderness, we continued to the Khowarib Gorge just south of Sesfontain. We found another lovely campsite there and met 2 awesome guys. Just before Palmwag we came to the Veterinary Fence, a measure to prevent the spread …

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Crossing Damaraland

We were fascinated by the landscape of the Damara land, after coming from the barren coast. Suddenly the landscape was dominated by the golden grass again, with mountains and green river beds. We stopped at this beautiful spot for the view and decided to stay for the night. We had a fire going in the …

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Along the Skeleton Coast

We had decided to drive up the coast into the Skeleton National Park to experience the endless coastline with its changing desert landscape and of course to look out for some shipwrecks. The 160 ton fishing vessel called “Winston” ran aground a reef just off the coast during the foggy night of October 17th 1970. …

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