Back to the Roots

My time in Africa came to an end, but as I wrote once before: You can leave Africa, but Africa never leaves you Shortly before my flight back I visited a good friend of mine in Karibib. We had a lekker braai and a wonderful sunset. So it was a nice farewell from Namibia. Next…

Desert is a playground

Swakopmund, a town in mid of the desert. I learned how to skydive there in 2010. I got in love with this town in 2010. A place right in the desert, next to the ocean. I came back to breath in the air of Swakop again. Looking for little animals in the desert. Looking forward…

Long days on the road

You must be prepared for long days on the road if you want to see different places in Africa. Sometimes the next town is miles away. So I spent long hours on the road to get to Chobe National Park in Botswana. But the nice thing about Africa is, that there is so much to…

Our shop is in the bush

What a view, I really really love the mellow summer nights in Africa. When you just spend the night out with a thin layer sleeping bag and lying in the sand. When you wake up you just watch the unbelievable beautiful stars and you will sleep again peaceful. As long as you check your shoes…

A night in the Caprivi

Why is Namibia shaped like that? Where does this little stripe in the east come from? Maybe some of you already heard from the “Sansibar-Contract” from 1st July in 1890?! Chancelor of the Republic at that time was Leo von Caprivi and he wanted to have a connection between the “German Southwest Africa and the…

Pannings

The distances in Namibia are usually very long from town to town, I really experienced that last year when I crossed the country by bike. This time I enjoyed the luxury to sit in a car, so I was able to take some photos through the window. The time I went by bike I didn`t…

Hitchhike to Windhoek

After the wonderful rivertour by boat on the Oranje I made my way to Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Noordwoewer the starting point of my journey is 800ks far away from Windhoek. I had no car. The Intercape bus to Windhoek passes only every second day, so I decided to give hitch hiking a try.…