On the southwestern coast of Africa lies the bustling port of Walvis Bay, Namibia. This well-placed port was annexed by the British during African colonization, and was not returned to the jurisdiction of Namibia until 1994 when the government of South Africa gave in to political pressure.
Walvis Bay is an excellent gateway to the severe beauty of the Namib Desert, and desert sports such as sand-boarding are popular there. The Walvis Bay Lagoon serves as an international bird sanctuary, and i... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.