A Perfect Day in Swakopmund March 3rd 2012 We finally reached the Atlantic Ocean on February 21. An entire continent crossed with several means of transportation, but essentially "on the ground" since we had left Dar and the Indian Ocean by train about a month earlier (remember the Tazara?). That evening we saw our first "over the water" sunset from the perfectly west-facing jetty and it seemed a good omen of things to come.
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Africa » Namibia » Swakopmund South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more
Barbe and Mon are fulfilling a life-long dream to travel Africa. Follow us to Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa over a 14 week period. This is our journal of the trip and we hope to update it as time, internet access, electricity and inspiration permits. If you don't see anything for a few days, please don't worry - we are probably having too much fun.... full info