Striking & unique…Meeting Namibia's Himba tribe April 2nd 2013 A « small » detour of 400 km north of Etosha Reserve and we reached the town of Opuwo, in the far North West part of Namibia.
Why Opuwo? Well, outside of the fact that it brought us next to Angola (which is getting higher by the minute on my wish list), the area is known as the home of the Himba Tribe, a fascinating semi nomadic pastoral tribe that somehow seems to move through time unaffected ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Kunene (region) » Opuwo 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
Started a new life chapter in 2009 and loving it! Bye Bye China (since 2003) and the world of Communication and welcome to the Humanitarian world! Where? Well...first 13 months in Pyongyang, North Korea followed by 18 months in Baghdad. Enjoyed every minute of it & somehow looking at life with a different perspective.
If there was one sentence to summarize my state of mind, it would be this quote from Ghandi "Live as if you were to die tomorrow, Learn as if you were to live forever"
I am now based in Monrovia, Liberia and it is yet once more a whole new culture ... full info