Mole palms find new home

This century old palm trees had to go to make room for the new Strand Hotel at the Mole.A Swakopmund landmark, the clump of old palms trees east of the old Strand Hotel, had to make way for the new hotel, before official construction could start last week.
Owner of the Strand Hotel, O&L Leisure said it has commissioned Palms for Africa, a Swakopmund company, to relocate the 14 palms trees, all estimated to be about a century old, to the Rossmund Golf Club outside Swakop.