Tag: Namibia

Walvis Bay, Namibia Desert and Swakopmund

Our second port of call on the trip up the African coast was Walvis Bay, Namibia. (Clicking on the picture will show the whole frame.)    

Ghost Town Kolmanskop, Namibia

A few miles from the port town of Lüderitz in Namibia is a well-known ghost town, Kolmanskop. In the 19th century, this area of desert was a thriving diamond-mining town. Diamonds were discovered in the desert in 1908, and Germans quickly moved in to exploit the discovery. The town that […]

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