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The Curse of the Bogenfels (# 9)

“This is a hare-brained scheme,” Gertruida whispers while they’re waiting for the helicopter. “Matotsi thinks we’ll be able to spot the wreck from the helicopter! Imagine that! 1,140 more words

Smalltown Short Stories

The Curse of the Bogenfels (# 2)

Approx 4000 years ago, The Holy Cave

“My father…?” 

//Xi stands trembling while he waits for the old man’s response. When !Xuiram works in his trance-like state, one does not interrupt his drawing. 1,201 more words

Smalltown Short Stories

More Precious than DIAMONDS.

I had no hesitation in agreeing to any available extra work-time at the bridge I was employed at in Swakopmund. We called it overtime, but the rate did not change. 734 more words

Shaping A Writer

Namibia, Kolmanskop: Nobody Home

Today a ghost town, Kolmanskop was once a booming diamond rush settlement in the unforgiving Namib desert, present-day Namibia.

Waiting for the sand. Photo michaeljohngrist… 69 more words

The Blog

Namibia, Kolmanskop: Ghost town

The town sign of Kolmannskuppe. Deutsch: Ortsschild Kolmannskuppe, Namibia. 21 March 2006. Uploaded on April 24, 2006 by SqueakyMarmot. flickr.com

House of the former mine manager. 350 more words

The Blog

Trouble at customs | Aufregung am Zoll

After landing I got through the immigration and collected my luggage (stored just in a shelf, no conveyor belt or anything like that), I had to go through the customs. 202 more words