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Otjimbingwe | Namibia

The Windmill in Otjimbingwe turned wind power into mechanical power that operated a number of machines, such as chainsaws, metal and wood lathes, a drill and a plane. Water for Otjimbingwe was also pumped from a nearby fountain from power generated by the windmill.

Only the 20m tower and the tail-part of the 9m rotor tail are intact. The tower is made of steel. The wooden wheel has deteriorated and the gears have broken down and beyond economical repair.

It is situated in the backyard of the former Hälbich wagonry only a few metres away from the Powder Magazine. Also not far from the tower is a circular, cement pedestal that rims for ox wagons were fitted.

The Windmill, Otjimbingwe was proclaimed a national monument on 15th August 1963.

Ai-Aiba Lodge

Nestled in a conservation area in the majestic Erongo Mountains this property contains a wide selection of rock art. Activities here center around rock art and various guided walking trails serve as a good introduction to Namibian rock art

Epako Game Farm

A luxury lodge offering top notch rooms & facilities. Guided game drives and bush walks allow guests to thoroughly explore the area.

Erongo Wilderness Lodge

One of our favourite lodges in Namibia - excellent accommodation, food and guided walks in beautiful surroundings make for an enjoyable and relaxing stay.

Etusis Lodge

A variety of activities are on offer at this lodge near Karibib. Accommodation ranges from camping and self-catering options to private bungalows

Hohenstein Lodge

Situated at the foot of the Hohenstein mountain, this lodge offers many hiking and climbing opportunities. It is also well situated to visit the Spitzkoppe Mountain

Kashana Lodge

A charming lodge in the town of Omaruru. With all the facilities you may require including a popular restaurant & bar

Klein Eden Guest Farm

Around 30km east of Omaruru this pretty little guest farms offers self catering units in a tranquil and pleasant environment

Luderitz Hotel