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Himba Village  

Himba Village

All was calm and lovely until the snake incident
The Desert Rose

July 15th 2014
When travel plans fall apart, sometimes all you can do is let fate be your guide. One night last year, it was decided that my next destination would be chosen using a bastardized version of a childhood game, pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey. Spread out on the wall before me, a tattered National Geographic map. My wine drinking campadres blindfolded me up and spun me around in a dizzying frenzy. [i ... read more
Africa » Namibia

Namibian Flag 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
1st November 2014

African adventure
What a wonderful variety of experiences on this trip! I especially liked that you had a translator and the chance to experience a bit of the Himba life, so different from our own. And the converted women wearing horns--excellent!
2nd November 2014

Oh yes, it sure has been. I really enjoyed the Himbas, that is my kind of travel experience!

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