Living Museum of the San People (Bushmen) Near Omaruru

The name San is historically applied by their ethnic relatives and historic rivals, the Khoikhoi. This term meant “outsider” in the Nama language and was derogatory because it distinguished the Bushmen from the Khoikhoi, who called themselves the “First People.” The San people are hunter-gatherers living in the northern part of Namibia. They employ a name rule (only 35 names are circulating per gender, and each child is named after a grandparent or another relative) and an age rule (the older of two people always decides what to call the younger. Children have no social duties besides playing; leisure is essential to Bushmen of all ages. Women have a high status in the San society; they are mainly involved in gathering food but may also hunt.

Desert Tour Swakopmund

A guided desert experience covering all aspects of the desert landscapes in and around Swakopmund. You can choose between a half-day or full-day excursion, experiencing firsthand the Moonlandscape, Swakop Canyon, Goanikontes oasis, Dunes, Flora, Fauna, The famous Welwitschia Mirabilis.

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