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Interesting insight into african culture

Got excellent insight into the Mafwe's culture: dancing, singing, basket making, constructing... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
Reise9512
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Munich, Germany
fun and informative

we loved the tour, the Bush people demonstrate their way of living and explain about their lives... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tamarbb
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Redmond, Washington
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Jan 7, 2018
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3502 Simgalamwe, 15 Km North of Kongola, On Route D, Kongola, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved the tour, the Bush people demonstrate their way of living and explain about their lives then and now. It was done with humor and very informative. The kids got to try and sleep on a straw bed, use the "hipppo drum" and dance....More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Found this gem by accident....wonderful place! Had an impromptu picnic among the Baobabs... You can sense the age of the trees

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Stumbled upon this little Gem. Authentic, very well presented, brilliant cultural share and experience. Learned so much from this lovely people

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

Got excellent insight into the Mafwe's culture: dancing, singing, basket making, constructing traps. Also made a short bushwalk learning some details about their medicine. Have asked for the 4 hour program. However they were only willing to present the shorter program. Souvenirs are much too...More

1  Thank Reise9512
Reviewed August 9, 2015

OK... but rather disappointed in our visit when compared to the absolutely fantastic Ju/Hoansi Living museum north of Grootfontein. The dance and singing was good, but felt 'put on' and too touristic. The demonstrations of culture and craft were OK but rushed. The shop had...More

1  Thank Stewart-A-Campbell
Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you just turn up, prepare to be disappointed. There is often nobody there to show you traditional Mafwe culture.

Thank 900steve
Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Mafwe Living Museum is one of 5 living museums sponsored by the Living Culture Foundation Namibia. The three goals of these museums are to conserve and transfer traditional cultures, to create an income source in local areas and to develop a cultural and intercultural...More

1  Thank WolfyP
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