Sunsets, a much needed rain at Spitzkoppe and some more rock climbing

You know if I show people the picture of a sunset I took in Swakopmund they always say it looks so fake, so unreal. But it depends on how you look at things. Yes we do have a lot of fog in Swakopmund. Yes most of the afternoons the sky is closed and we can’t … Mehr Sunsets, a much needed rain at Spitzkoppe and some more rock climbing

Day 3 in the Ugab: a hyena at night, drive through water and some sandblasting

We all woke up at night. You can’t miss that sound. The scream of a hyena. And it was loud. Very loud. She was close. Very close. I’ve heard hyenas before, but never that loud. I can deal with jackals. I’ve had to deal with jackals before. They just want your food. But hyenas are … Mehr Day 3 in the Ugab: a hyena at night, drive through water and some sandblasting

Ugab road trip: day 2 – a bit of rain, fire in the heat and a bush shower

I got a raindrop on my face! – It’s raining, pull the sleeping bag over your head. The sun isn’t up yet, but we’re awake. The sky is dark. Rain clouds above us. 2 of us did set up a tent and have no idea what we are complaining about. It’s not raining a lot, … Mehr Ugab road trip: day 2 – a bit of rain, fire in the heat and a bush shower

My daily life in Swakop or whatever you call what living in Africa means

You know I get asked quiet often from tourists how the life in Swakop is like. Well, I have to say it is pretty chilled. Today, it’s the first of Mai, so yes it is a public holiday as well in Namibia. But that makes the day no different for me from any other days … Mehr My daily life in Swakop or whatever you call what living in Africa means