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Africa - Week 10 190107F

Dune 45, Namibia
Africa - Week 10

January 22nd 2007
Tuesday morning saw me doing a spot of shopping, then taking a walk around the township of Swakopmund. Had brunch at our hotel & spent a few hours on the internet before meeting up with the group to go quadbiking at three. Opted for a semi manual bike, like in Jinja rather than an automatic, but was alot more nervous about going up the big sandhills. Began in the fast group, felt a bit better when ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Stellenbosch

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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