Namibia

Namibia: 5 reasons to go

Namibia: 5 reasons to go

Namibia, a mysterious and fascinating land in southern Africa, has assets that its neighbors, South Africa and Botswana, do not necessarily have. Of lunar landscapes […]

Practical life on site Namibia

Practical life on site Namibia

Practical life on site Namibia Time difference Since 2018, Namibia no longer makes the 1 hour changes in winter (from April to October. Languages L'English, the official language, is spoken Africans, nevertheless remains the most used in exchanges between […]

Namibia recommended itineraries

Namibia recommended itineraries

Namibia recommended itineraries Namibia is a vast country, where one can easily be embarked on endless trips. Watch out for distances, they are misleading! Here is a non-exhaustive list of the most emblematic places in Namibia. Towns Windhoek well deserves […]

Climate, seasons and weather Namibia

Climate, seasons and weather Namibia

Climate, seasons and weather Namibia The climate is generally warm but healthy. There are 3 seasons: - in October-November, a shoulder season, marked by the first rains and rising temperatures (first part of summer) from December to March, a hot and humid […]

Where to eat, food and drink Namibia

Where to eat, food and drink Namibia

Where to eat, food and drink Namibia Kitchen Meat occupies an important place in the diet. Traditionally, Namibians consume it rather in the form of biltong, in strips or dried and spiced pieces. Frankly, you have to love and have good teeth! The Afrikaners […]

Namibia identity card

Namibia identity card

Namibia identity card - Population: 2 million inhabitants (485 estimate). -  Density Capital city : Windhoek.- Language : English is the only official language, but Oshivambo is the most spoken language Ré Pre-Prime Minister and member of SWAPO […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Namibia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Namibia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Namibia Entry formalities For tourist stays of less than 90 days, French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian nationals do not need a visa. You must be in possession of a passport valid for at least 6 months from the […]

Traditions and customs Namibia

Traditions and customs Namibia

Traditions and customs Namibia Holidays - 1er January: New Year's Day.- 21 March: fê March April: Good Friday. - May 1: fê 4 may: Cassinga Day (in memory of the Battle of Cassinga, Angola). - May : Ascension. - 25 may: day of l & rsquo 26 Namibian […]

Culture and Arts Namibia

Culture and Arts Namibia

Culture and Arts Namibia Namibia is a new country and the culture there still responds mainly to the realities of the dozenethnicities that inhabit the territory. The San, Herero, Ovambo and other Himba have all developed a range of artistic activities mostly […]

Transportation and travel Namibia

Transportation and travel Namibia

Transportation and travel Namibia L & rsquo Keetmanshoop. As for bush taxis and regular bus lines, few in number, they serve the main cities. Do not think about hitchhiking for the rest, it is rarely practiced and even dangerous in isolated areas where […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Namibia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Namibia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Namibia In Windhoek and Swakopmund, the range of accommodation is wide, but elsewhere there is generally little choice and it is often difficult to find accommodation on a low budget. Youth hostels Here, they are […]

Geography and landscapes Namibia

Geography and landscapes Namibia

Geography and landscapes Namibia Two deserts cover two-thirds of the country, the Kalahari in the east, the Namib in the west, separated in the center by a plateau located at an average altitude of 1 m. This is where we find the highest point of the country, […]

Activities, sports and recreation Namibia

Activities, sports and recreation Namibia

Activities, sports and recreation Namibia We don't really come to Namibia to play sports, but to prance on the trails in 4x4 to discover the great African fauna or the magic of the dunes. Sandboarding That being said, unrepentant sportsmen will be able to […]

Health and Safety Namibia

Health and Safety Namibia

Health and Safety Namibia Health Namibia having a climate of Trènovember, no disease commonly encountered in Africa is rife there. There are therefore no special precautions to be taken. - However, check that your universal vaccines are up to date (diphtheria, […]

Money and budget Namibia

Money and budget Namibia

Money and budget Namibia Money, banks, exchange The local currency is Namibian dollar (NAD). In January 2020, € 1 = N $ 15,90 and N $ 100 = € 6,30. Change The Namibian dollar has an African parity, which is also legal tender in Namibia. If you are arriving […]

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