Namibia Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Namibia Travel Guide Destination Guides Swakopmund Windhoek Accommodation Namibia hotels – Search and compare all Namibia hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Things to see and do in Namibia I visited the Namibian city of Swakopmund to see the Mad Max: Fury Road filming locations. Near Swakopmund are these […]

A monolith and a meerkat – camping at Namibia’s highest mountain

Brandberg Mountain is Namibia’s highest peak, standing at 2,606 metres. It is also a monolith, so when you cross the northwestern Namib Desert you will know when you see it. I was in Namibia visiting the Mad Max filming locations, which was mostly shot near Swakopmund (this was a press trip on behalf of the […]

Swakopmund Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Namibia > Swakopmund Travel Guide Swakopmund is often described in the guide books as “Little Bavaria”. While that’s a bit of a stretch, the town (technically a city) has some buildings that wouldn’t be out of place in Southern Germany. I was in Swakop for three days with a group of travel […]

On the trail of Mad Max in Namibia

Visiting the filming locations of Mad Max: Fury Road in the Namib Desert Mad Max: Fury Road heralds the return of the Mad Max franchise thirty years after the third film was released. While the Mad Max world is still set in a post-apocalypse Australia, there is a new Max (Tom Hardy replacing Mel Gibson) […]

Hotel Review: Rivendell Guest House, Windhoek – Namibia

Hotel Name: Rivendell Guest House Address: 40 Beethoven Street, Windhoek, Namibia I stayed at the Rivendell Guest House in Windhoek, Namibia. I booked online via Agoda and booked it for its price and location. The guesthouse is in a suburban street close to the central business district. The guesthouse is a house set on a […]

Hotel Review: Hansa Hotel, Swakopmund – Namibia

Hotel Name: Hansa Hotel Address: 3 Hendrik Witbooi St, Swakopmund, Namibia. I stayed at the Hansa Hotel in Swakopmund, Namibia. I was hosted on behalf of the Namibia Tourism Board as part of a press trip that was visiting the filming locations for Mad Max: Fury Road. We stayed here for three nights which our […]

Hotel Review: River Crossing Lodge, Windhoek – Namibia

Hotel Name: River Crossing Lodge Address: 3km from Windhoek, Namibia I stayed at the River Crossing Lodge near Windhoek in Namibia. I stayed as a guest of the hotel, which was provided by the Namibia Tourism Board. I was in Namibia as part of a press trip that was covering the Mad Max filming locations. […]