Namibia Archive

  • I have received these last days two surprising emails from people who have found my blog, illustrating the magic of the internet. First, from Eric, who grew up in Cameroon, […]

    Vingerklip

    I have received these last days two surprising emails from people who have found my blog, illustrating the magic of the internet. First, from Eric, who grew up in Cameroon, […]

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  • I have lost maybe seven or eight kilos since the last time I weighed myself, which I think is as far back as Monrovia. I was surprised when I played […]

    A meteorite around the Waterberg

    I have lost maybe seven or eight kilos since the last time I weighed myself, which I think is as far back as Monrovia. I was surprised when I played […]

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  • And 24000 KM in the Swakop valley on the way to Windhoek. I woke up today in my tent in what is called “moon landscape”. Luckily I didn’t get a […]

    24000 KM !

    And 24000 KM in the Swakop valley on the way to Windhoek. I woke up today in my tent in what is called “moon landscape”. Luckily I didn’t get a […]

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  • Namibia is not Gabon. You can’t just cycle through the Etosha National Park like I did through the Lope, with a few people saying “oh, and if there are elephants […]

    Etosha National Park

    Namibia is not Gabon. You can’t just cycle through the Etosha National Park like I did through the Lope, with a few people saying “oh, and if there are elephants […]

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  • When I stopped for a few nights at the Etosha Café (can be called Etosha Kef with a local touch) in Tsumeb, I didn’t know that I would stay there for […]

    Tsumeb

    When I stopped for a few nights at the Etosha Café (can be called Etosha Kef with a local touch) in Tsumeb, I didn’t know that I would stay there for […]

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  • More than half of the entire Namibian population lives in Ovamboland, on just 6% of the territory. The Ovambo are by far the country’s largest ethnic group, and the term […]

    Ovamboland, the boring road

    More than half of the entire Namibian population lives in Ovamboland, on just 6% of the territory. The Ovambo are by far the country’s largest ethnic group, and the term […]

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  • My break at the Kunene river lodge is like living another life. In a short week staying there, I enjoy delicious breakfasts over the Cunene river and I can blog facing […]

    The Himba of Namibia

    My break at the Kunene river lodge is like living another life. In a short week staying there, I enjoy delicious breakfasts over the Cunene river and I can blog facing […]

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  • After a long break in Tsumeb, I am on the road again and reached 23000 KM between Otjiwarongo and Outjo. I am on my way to the coast and Swakopmund […]

    23000 KM !

    After a long break in Tsumeb, I am on the road again and reached 23000 KM between Otjiwarongo and Outjo. I am on my way to the coast and Swakopmund […]

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  • I was doing my business on a large rock this morning, with a view on the Ruacana dam lake, when a small crocodile ran past me! I must have surprised […]

    Ruacana

    I was doing my business on a large rock this morning, with a view on the Ruacana dam lake, when a small crocodile ran past me! I must have surprised […]

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  • I am reaching 22000 KM just as I exit Angola after close to 3000 kilometers in the country. I think I took all the worst roads I could there. Angola […]

    22000 KM !

    I am reaching 22000 KM just as I exit Angola after close to 3000 kilometers in the country. I think I took all the worst roads I could there. Angola […]

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