Last weekend we went to Hakos, a guest farm some 140 km southwest of Windhoek.
View from the farm.
This is not a very luxurious lodge but your stay here will be very comfortable. Here we are having a sundowner…
At Hakos all guests are eating at the same table. It gives you the feeling of being a guest in someones home and it also makes conversations interesting and you can meet some nice people.
The IAS and it’s members have a lot of equipment on Hakos farm. This is as close as you get to a perfect place for looking towards the sky in night-time. The sky is clear, there is no artificial light and very seldom clouds.
The farm also have its own equipment and as a beginner in the art of stargazing you can get a guided tour to the sky and a chance to use a telescope to see more details.
We enjoyed our stay at Hakos. Waltraud was a friendly and caring host and we did have some very nice moments getting to know the southern sky with its stars.
Hakos is also a very good starting point to explore the Gamsberg. (More on that later…)