Africa: A traditional Ovambo meal

One of the best experiences of our trip was in Swakopmund, Namibia. Swakop is a small city in northwestern Namibia and is located on the Atlantic coast. It has a population of approximately 29,000. The city’s German origins are very evident, with the city centre filled with many examples of German colonial architecture. Being on [...]

More game meat – kudu, zebra, croc and ostrich

Sunrise at Dune 45 We spent about 10 days in Namibia, and it was my favourite country that we visited. It’s a large but very sparsely populated country, with a population of about 2 million, which makes it the least densely populated country in the world after Mongolia. Namibia gained independence from South Africa in [...]

African game meat: Oryx and Ostrich

While in Africa, we had the opportunity to try some game meat at different points along the way. Me being me, I jumped at the chance. First up was the roast oryx/gemsbok in burgundy sauce that was on the menu in a restaurant in Swakopmund, Namibia. Oryx are large antelopes with long spear like horns [...]

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