The next adventure on Frikkie’s tour was a journey into the land of the Topnaar who are a branch of the Nama people. They live in western central Namib along the Kuiseb River in the area around Walvis Bay. They are a semi nomadic tribe, part of the Khoisan genetic group. The ‡Aonin Topnaars are […]
Over our 2015 time with Frikkie, we visited various areas in the Namib Desert which runs the length of Namibia on the west coast up into Angola. Each desert area is different and Frikkie took us deep into each one, explaining and showing the geology of the land. The journey is deep into […]
Born in the harsh beauty of the desert, Namibians learn patience, endurance and creativity. Nice (pronounced like niece) is a culinary school restaurant in downtown Windhoek. The tourist industry is an important part of Namibian economy and Nice provides training in every aspect of the restaurant business. The photographs publicizing Nice were taken in the […]
We are so busy right now getting ready for the journey – a million details to attend to. However, once we arrive in Namibia we will be in the Land of Soul Space. Namibia is on the west coast of Africa, just above South Africa. it is named after the Namib Desert which is the […]
Welcome to my first ever blog! Heather and I are preparing to travel to the African country of Namibia, leaving on October 20, 2015.