IF YOU GO
Hotels: Strand Hotel Swakopmund, Hotel Zum Kaiser, Hansa Hotel. Restaurants: The Tug, Jetty 1905, both next to a large pier that juts into the heavy surf. The Equestrian Room and The Terrace at the Hansa Hotel. Points of Interest: Swakopmund Museum, German colonial architecture, Lighthouse, Jetty, National Marine Aquarium of Namibia (the only aquarium in Namibia). How to get there: There are several Air Namibia daily flights from Windhoek, lasting some 40 min. Driving distance from Windhoek on Route B2 is 360.88 km / 224 miles, and it takes just over three hours. There are also quite a few flights from Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as from other countries.