Thanks to global heating, these trees are slowly moving south. Some twenty years ago, they could be seen in the north of Namibia, now they can be found in the southern parts. In another twenty years, maybe their natural habitat will be in Cape Town.
Towards A Distant Horizon April 4th 2007 High were my expectations of the Namibian capital. A castle Neuschwanstein perched on the slopes between the Eros and Auas mountain chains, with a quaint cobblestoned town centre of thatched roof houses, was the least I expected. Of course this wasn’t the case as we arrived at six o’ clock to a nondescript bus-station, next to a soulless mall and the sky was as grey as in a Philip K. Dick in ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Kaokoland 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