Tagged With: Swakopmund

ART Lost & Found … (No. 73)

I say so, because Namibia was a German Colony from 1884 to 1915, and this was the hightime of Art Nouveau in Deutsch-Südwestafrika (German Southwest-Africa), as the territory was called. Therefore every building was, quite naturally, planned in „Jugendstil“, the German variation of the European style Art Nouveau. There are still dozends of building in … Weiterlesen »

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GOLF A Conversation Piece … (No. 45)

As a golfer I know the situation: Everybody has played all the good golf courses around the world. Talking about a club you think you have discovered, regularly ends in comments like: „Yes, we know!“ or „We totally disagree!“ The 19th hole is full of stories nobody wants to hear. And now listen – I … Weiterlesen »

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STARSTYLE In Praise Of … Angelina Jolie (No. 1)

I discovered this advertisement in „the Namibian“, the daily newspaper of Namibia. Hollywood-star Angelina Jolie with the cast and crew of the filming of „Beyond Borders“ (has anybody seen it?) thanked „the People of Swakopmund and all of Namibia“ for their incredible support „… with all our hearts“, she writes. I can’t think of another … Weiterlesen »

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