Tourism – south and southwest

You don’t have to go to far away from Windhoek to find interesting places to visit. Here is a list of posts from trips to the south and south-west of Windhoek (click on head-lines, not on photos!):

Camping in Namibia – 1. Melrose

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Less than an hour from town you find this nice place to camp.

Gamsberg pass

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A beautiful road throug the mountains.

Camping in Namibia – 2. Rooiklip

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At the end of the Gamsberg Pass you find this little gemstone for your next camping.

Kuiseb Canyon sunset 

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This road leads all the way to Walvis Bay but we just wanted to see the Canyon and then had a fantastic sunset as a bonus.

Hakos – the astro guest farm

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The place to go if you want friendly guidance to the stars.

Climbing the Gamsberg

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Strong legs? Try this! The view is a good reward if you make it.

Solitaire

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Your American Wild West town in the middle of the desert. The apple pie is famous!

Spreetshoogte Pass

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We drove the pass from the bottom up. The view up there is spectacular!

Tsauchab River Camp

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Remarkable camping spots!

Tsauchab 4WD

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The track we entered is not for the faint-hearted

Africa Safari lodge

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New lodge close to Mariental

Africa Safari Lodge – Day 2

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This used to be a hunting farm and there is still a lot of game!

Africa Safari Lodge – Evening

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Nice evening on a nice lodge.

To the south – Day 1 – to Sesriem

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A nice day-drive to Sesriem with dunes and a beautiful lodge as the target

To the south – Day 2a – Climbing the dune

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Early morning dune climbing…

To the south – Day 2b – Dead Vlei

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…and then Dead Vlei!

To the south – Day 2c – Further south

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A beautiful road but this is as far south as this “collection” goes. For further – check posts on Fish River Canyon.

To the south – Day 4 – North to Bagatelle

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From the south to a fine lodge south of Windhoek

To the south – Day 5a – Bagatelle game drive

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Wildlife in the Kalahari

To the south – Day 5b – Bagatelle horse riding

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A new experience – Kalahari from the horseback

Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

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This place is so nice; you return!

Eland on Bagatelle

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Close encounter with a big and beautiful antelope

On the horseback at Bagatelle

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Hanna really wanted to ride again…

Bagatelle Night Drive

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A new experience. Wildlife and a full moon…

Africa Safari Lodge weekend

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Revisiting a lodge close to Mariental, three hours south of Windhoek

Africa Safari Lodge game drive

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Late afternoon game drive

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