Bring essential gear to stay covered — I recommend a light scarf shawl — and aloe to soothe burned skin.
Speaking of protection, while bigger cities like Windhoek and Swakopmund didn’t really pose a thread from mosquito-born diseases, as you go into the bush this will become an issue.
It’s rich — potentially, again, due to the strong German heritage — and brands like Windhoek, Camelthorn and Hansa provide crisp, refreshing brews for the warmer climate.
Namibia has reliable transport, plentiful accommodation (including hostels and a backpacker trail), a solid tourism infrastructure and is relatively safe.
The hull is home to cormorants, and it's a popular subject for photographers.