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A very different show of how these people used to live

We went there and stayed for one night camping. There is an area that has all the local made... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Lyndy J
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Sydney, Australia
A glimpse at a dying culture

We did the bush walk with a San guide and the village medicine man. The medicine man was a hoot... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
ImeldaMario
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Lakeland, Florida
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The Living Museum of the Ju/'Hoansi-San gives visitors an interesting insight into the life of the friendly San. The Living Museum is an authentic open-air museum where guests can learn a lot about the traditional culture and the original way of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Grashoek | 7 km north of the C44 between Grootfontein & Tsumkwe, Tsumkwe, Namibia
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We went there and stayed for one night camping. There is an area that has all the local made jewelry,bows and arrows, etc for sale. We were taken to the bush mans camp area where we meet several of the locals. The men told us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We did the bush walk with a San guide and the village medicine man. The medicine man was a hoot, so animated while showing us how to find water in the bush, and explaining certain medicinal uses for plants. He only spoke the San language...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Fascinating insight into a totally different life style. We saw how fire is made, met some of the people both young and very very old. Took a walk in the bush and saw and heard about some of the medicinal uses of the plants. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the San living Museum during our three week camping trip to Namibia. For us it was a truly remarkable and unforgettable experience! If you want to have a real glimpse into the life and culture of the bushmen people there is no better...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Elias , a young San bushmen who spoke beautiful English, showed us around a typical San village. We walked through the bush with an elder who spoke only.click language which was translated by Elias. The elder showed us bush medicine, how to set a snare,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank libradoc
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We spent three days with the Bushmen people and Camashe (our guide). The concept of living museums is a pure win-win. An excellent opportunity for us to learn about the Bushmen (now and 30 years ago), and a good income for them, based on work...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Nadavw
Reviewed 28 February 2016

we spent two days camping and doing differents activities with the bushmen and was something that we keep with us for the rest of our lifes. You can choose among many activities to do, we listen songs, share dances and history telling around the fire...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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FRW770
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Response from Sebastian D | Property representative |
Dear Fiona, The Living Museum is up and running, you can go there without any pre booking. All info on our website.
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Response from Nadavw | Reviewed this property |
Karen, See my input embedded in your text. “Is an interpreter necessary to visit the San village? They speak English but all activities are according to fixed tarifs of the "living museum" program, which is 150-200... More
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