These are the iconic Himba tribeswomen normally found in the very far North West of the country. Often said to be the most beautiful tribe in Africa, although not judging by this motley crew who were spotted flogging souvenirs in Windhoek.
Namibia, Botswana and Zambia May 28th 2011 Not a blog per se more a brief itinerary of my trip
to Southern Africa earlier this year between dates 14th Feb and 18th March 2011.
Starting trip in Cape Town South Africa and travelling 17th Feb on the overnight Intercape sleeper bus to Windhoek capital of Namibia. Stayed at Rivendel guest house....best value single room in Windhoek! Stayed 3 nights.
From Windhoek on the overnight sleepe ... read more
Africa » Namibia 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