Category Archive: Namibia

From Cape Town, South Africa to Sossusvlei, Namibia

I can’t say I enjoyed the 34 hours and three flights it took me to get from San Francisco to Cape Town, but a few inspiring moments eclipsed the standard indignities and discomforts… Continue reading

Swakopmund, Namibia

I had enough time before my flight back to Cape Town to squeeze in a two-night trip to Swakopmund, a peculiar little city near the southern end of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast.  “It’s more… Continue reading

Sossusvlei, Namibia

No place in Namibia interested me more than Sossusvlei.  “One of the oldest and driest ecosystems on earth,” according to my guidebook.  A place where towering red sand dunes rise up from the… Continue reading

Windhoek and Etosha National Park, Namibia

My flight from Cape Town to Buenos Aires was still two weeks away, which, I decided, gave me enough time to fit in a side trip to Namibia.  My well-traveled friend Tenley says… Continue reading