Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Okavakwa, Namibia

Oct 21, 2005 - Himba Tribe and Spitzkoppe

We visited a Himba tribe, one of the last few traditional tribes in Namibia - similar to the Masai in East Africa, they are mostly herders and depend upon their goats, cows and cattle to live. The men had already gone out with the herds, so only the women and children were left at the village. The children were so friendly, the small ones wanted to be picked up and the older ones wanted to put on our sunglasses and hats. The women are bare-chested and wear just animal skins as skirts with lots of jewelry around their ankles, wrists and...

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal

M and Z's Grand Tour