Maltahöhe – The Revival of a Desert Gateway

Maltahöhe in Southern Namibia has German roots. It was founded in 1899 by Henning von Burgsdorff, a former officer in the German Schutztruppe, the military force of the Imperial German occupation. Burgsdorff named the place after his wife Malta. After the Germans left Namibia in 1915, the settlement became a small hub for tourism, serving […]

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