Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hoba Meteorite

Once upon a time, just a few kilometers west of what today is a city called Grootfontein in Namibia…  (Google Maps) To be more exact it was 80 000 years ago. Something fell from the sky… And yes, maybe it could happen … Continue reading

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Ovisume – Daytime game drive

We woke up at Ovisume, had a good breakfast and were ready for another go! The day before was dark, but now we headed for that huge area in strong sunlight. Soon this impressing Giraffe bull turned up… …with some … Continue reading

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The last ICAO validation for FYWH APP

The last weeks has seen the training and validation of one controller for surveillance approach in Windhoek TMA. Today it was time for the final validation  exercise. We were happy with the result so… …congratulations Mr Harold Hange! By this … Continue reading

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Ovisume – evening game drive

We arrived at Ovisume late in the afternoon but there was still time for an evening game drive. It was a beautiful, calm and very warm evening. We soon saw our first game – a herd of “Black Wildebeest”. And … Continue reading

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Ovisume

Some 400 km north of Windhoek, (60 km south of Grootfontein) is a hunting ranch called “Bornholm Ovisume“. We went there last Friday. We drove north from Windhoek and then turned east south of Waterberg. At Okakarara we filled up … Continue reading

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Climbing the Gamsberg

We were staying at the Hakos Guest Farm and so had a perfect opportunity to climb the Gamsberg, the big “table mountain” to the left of our car. The Gamsberg is not easily accessible. First you go for an hours … Continue reading

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Hakos – the astro guest farm

Last weekend we went to Hakos, a guest farm some 140 km southwest of Windhoek. The farm is beautifully situated with the Hakos mountains in the background. View from the farm. This is not a very luxurious lodge but your … Continue reading

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ICAO work phase 3

When the ICAO ATC team was reduced from six to three there was actually someone who said that the project was near its end. True, we had passed two big phases – part one and part two. But to say … Continue reading

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Brian 50

Today we found out that Mr Brian Likando is celebrating his 50th birthday! Worth celebrating…  

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Sunday mountain driving

Sunday 30 September was a good day for some mountain driving. Nick (to the left) was our guide in his Nissan and I followed in the Pajero with Kjell (right) as passenger. It didn’t take us too long to find … Continue reading

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