Travel reviews

Travel reviews by Dr I from London

My trip to Africa

On this trip, I visited Namibia between 6-Jun-2012 and 26-Jun-2012 and I travelled alone.

Overall my trip experience was:


My trip to Namibia was, overall, amazing! Life changing even.

I drove through bush fires and was chased by a bull elephant! Man, it was exiting! And I was followed by a baboon for an hour during one of my walks. Probably thought I looked a bit lonely. :-D The only niggly thing was not getting vegetarian food on the flights as that had not been specified. Apart from that, I am definitely going back as soon as I can.

For a woman driving on her own, I had few problems except with the usual, i.e. men with far too much testosterone. I know how to handle that though so it wasn't a problem. I loved driving around on my own for three weeks. Best thing I ever did.

Next time, I won't bother with Swakopmund though. The only place I disliked despite the kind and friendly people. Just too weird for me (i.e. German town in Namibia) and in any case, I was in Namibia for the flora and fauna, not towns and buildings. I'm glad I went though as I wouldn't have known that had I not been.

Overall, a great holiday! Me = Happy! :-D

I stayed at and have reviewed:

Place Overall rating
Olive Grove, Namibia
7-Jun-2012 review: Olive grove - Excellent.
Waterberg Camp, Namibia
8-Jun-2012 review: Waterberg Camp review
Okaukuejo Camp, Namibia
9-Jun-2012 review: Okaukuejo Camp review
Dolomite Camp, Namibia
11-Jun-2012 review: Dolomite Camp
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge, Namibia
13-Jun-2012 review: Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
Damara Mopane Lodge
14-Jun-2012 review: Damara Mopane Lodge review
Erongo Wilderness Lodge, Namibia
15-Jun-2012 review: Erongo Wilderness Lodge review
Central Guest House, Namibia (this camp has since closed)
17-Jun-2012 review: Central Guest House review
Desert Homestead, Namibia
21-Jun-2012 review: Desert Homestead review
Kalahari Anib Lodge, Namibia
23-Jun-2012 review: Kalahari Anib Lodge review
Villa Violet, Namibia
24-Jun-2012 review: Villa Violet review