Monthly Archives: June 2012

Eros Airport

Eros Airport is the city airport of Windhoek. It is found just south of the city surrounded by the “Southern Industrial” in the north, residential areas in the west and east and another industrial area in the south. The airport … Continue reading

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A song for Namibia

Less than two weeks ago we had a visit from Sweden. Good friends, Åsa and Vilhelm with sons Adam and David spent two weeks in Namibia. They managed well – saw Etosha with all its animals, the coast with the … Continue reading

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COTA youth choir goes to the USA

The Namibian College Of The Arts youth choir had their farewell concert yesterday in Christuskirche. Today they are leaving for a few days of singing in Germany before the fly to the USA. They will take part in the 2012 World … Continue reading

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Visit from Botswana

Next to Eros ATC centre where we usually spend our days is the government hangars. Today this beautiful bird was on the apron in front of it. It is a Bombardier Global Express belonging to the Republic of Botswana. The … Continue reading

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Ondangwa Airport

As mentioned I recently visited Ondangwa Airport. Today Ondangwa is an important airport in Namibia and the only airport in the country to have two daily connections with Windhoek, both of them often fully-booked. Ondangwa airport is located in the … Continue reading

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World Music Day

The Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre arranged a “World Music Day” Saturday a week ago in the Palmtree Park opposite the railway station in Windhoek. We brought our visitors – Åsa, Vilhelm, Adam and David – to taste some african music culture. It was … Continue reading

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Birds view of Namibia

Two weeks ago I found myself booked on a flight from Eros Airport in Windhoek to Ondangwa Airport outside Ondangwa in Ovamboland, northern Namibia. It was a chartered flight for a site inspection of a new tower building. Ready for … Continue reading

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Spreetshoogte Pass

After my flight over the Kuiseb it was time for us to leave for Windhoek. We decided to go south towards Solitaire and then turn left on D1275 to climb the “Spreetshoogte Pass” towards Windhoek. Before the second World War … Continue reading

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Rostock FlyIn 2012 – Cheetah flying

The Cheetah is a Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured in South Africa. Last year Peter had a flight in a Cheetah. This year Matthias had promised me a flight. So with me in the right seat we were soon airborne… … Continue reading

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Rostock FlyIn 2012 – airfield and lodge

The first weekend in June was spent on this nice place. Rostock Ritz lodge is found 230 km southwest of Windhoek. Drive the C26 and then C14. The small houses just barely pops up from the desert… …and the view … Continue reading

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