There's beauty in dilapidation., Namibia
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Namibia There's beauty in dilapidation.

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'Perhaps the most bizarre remnant of German presence is Kolmanskop, a ghost town near Lüderitz. They started building it in 1908 when the first diamonds were found there. It’s a region sometimes refer-red to as the Siberia of Africa: inhospitable, sandy, windy, arid'

From: Gee C.M. Hurkmans. 'Travels with Thimba'. iBooks.

Photography Tips

You can buy a so called "photography" ticket, which gives you more time to walk around than the guided tours.

Travel Information

It's a 10 minutes drive from the coastal town of Lüderitz.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing Sunset
Sunrise & Sunset 07:45 - 18:23 | current local time: 17:30
Photo Themes desert urban structures
Locations Kolmanskop

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