When I was in Namibia, I wrote about my safari in Etosha National Park and climbing the sand dunes in the Namib Desert. Because of it’s beautiful landscapes I had wanted to go to Namibia for quite some time. Due to it’s central location, I ended up staying in Windhoek, the capital, on three occasions for a total of five nights. The city is nestled in the hills, and driving into Windhoek is a nice way to approach it, as it slowly unfolds before you. Windhoek is one of the few modern and clean cities in Africa, and if it weren’t so small, I could settle down in the city for a bit. However, Windhoek is not exactly a tourist hot spot. Spending five nights there did not mean that I found five days worth of activities to keep myself occupied. I didn’t take many photos of the city, since there is not much I would consider striking, but here are a few things I managed to stumble upon while out on leisurely strolls in Windhoek.
The Post St. Mall is an outdoor walking street full of craft vendors. In the center of the area is the Gibeon Meteorite Display. (more…)