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ALL ABOARD THE MIDGARD EXPRESS BY MARTHA MUKAIWA

Posted by Martha on Thu July 18, 2019 in Blog Posts.

The trains at Midgard Country Estate aren’t the kind that chug across the country.

Once, perhaps, they trundled over the land, passing desert and ocean. Elderly cogs in Namibia’s rail history which spans more than 100 years beginning with a 383km line from Swakopmund to Windhoek before crisscrossing across the country.

Today, with a century old story behind them, Midgard’s trains stand still. Only mimicking motion as they are bathed in the bright neon light flashing across a large, picnic table dotted green where a sizable pit fire sends sparks flying splendid into the night in spits of orange and booms of sound.

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