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Windhoek (pronounced /ˈvɪnthʊk/) is the capital of Namibia and has about 230,000 inhabitants. It is located in the Khomas Region in the central part of the country on a plateau at an altitude of almost 1,700 metres above sea level.

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It is a well established backpackers with a beautiful garden clean swimmingpool and friendly staff. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable however the kitchen cupboards need maintenance as well as the fridge as it was not working. Herman who received us at reception was also very helpful. ... more


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  • Namibia - where to go for a week
    My husband and I are going to Windhoek for a wedding in February 06 but want to spend a few days on holiday first. We don't want to go on safari as we've already been a few times, elsewhere in Africa. We were thinking of the coast instead (if you think that is a good idea?). It would have to be within ...

  • Namibia
    Hello All, I am looking for some tips on travelling to Namibia as I plan a trip there in November and my time is limited to 8 - 10 days maximum. What's the part of the country I should go for bearing in mind my time limitation. Is it worth to visit Windhoek? Is it safe there and in other parts of Namibia ...

  • Hitch-hiking in Zambia/Botswana/Namibia?
    I'll need to hitch-hike my way back to Windhoek,Namibia from Vic Falls (Zambia) soon: joining some friends with a car to take me there, but on the way back two of us are on our own (as the rest is heading for another direction). Does anybody have experiences with geting lifts in that area? what are good spots ...

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5 Grieg str, Windhoek West P.O. Box 23658 Windhoek (Map) - Hostel
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15 Johann Albrecht St Windhoek West (Map) - Hostel