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October 2011

africa, namibia, opuwo

Ovambo women

Namibia, Africa

Stoping at Opuwo on our way south we are surrounded by a group of Ovambo girls who are intent of selling there trinkets. Similar to the Himba, without the otjize,…

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Namibia, Africa

After overnighting at Eupa we drive a few kilometers to visit a Himba village. The Himba are an ethnic group of about 30,000 to 50,000 people living in northern Namibia….

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Epupa Falls

Namibia, Africa

Epupa Falls, a series of cascades that drop a total of 60 m over a distance of about 1.5 km, reaching a maximum width of 500 m. Originating from the…

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Baobab Tree

Namibia, Africa

Driving northwards through the King Nehale Gate we stop for lunch on the road before arriving in the town of Outapi where we are going to over night at the…

africa, etosha, namibia, namutoni


Namibia, Africa

Namutoni has a unique atmosphere. The fort was originally established as a control post during the mad cow disease (BSE) epidemic of 1897 in Namibia. It was built by the German Schutztruppe…

africa, etosha, namibia, okaukuejo


Namibia, Africa

Famous for its floodlit waterhole Okaukuejo is the administrative centre for the Etosha National Park. Most visitors travel though this camp with its characteristic stone tower. The camp was formerly…

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