The name Palmato comes from a small lizard that lives in the giant sand dunes of the Namibian Desert. The Palmato gecko shows us all the famous sights that are worth seeing and also digs deeper than others to look beneath the surface.
Palmato Publishing has many books on offer. The current list focuses on topics of Namibia, the inner worlds or unexplored aspects of our daily lives. Felizitas Peters produced a lot of corporate publications for years before she found an independent publishing house.
Palmato Publishing books are the “Light and Shadow in Namibia”, it’s about the everyday life in Namibia after its independence. It gives us an idea of how people live from ethnic groups to the importance of rain and the enthusiasm for braai and camping. Then we have the “Oppikoppi” book – it makes you fall in love with and in Namibia, it’s all about drama and romance. The “Only 24 Lines” book is about Cape Town in its early 1939. It’s about a young German exchange teacher Kurt Falk that meets Hildegard Mereis and falls in love with her at first sight in the Second World War. The “Aus-Zeit” book written by Erika von Wietersheim explains more about a poetic journey and declaration of love for the Namibian Desert, the power of loneliness and the cultural heritage of the indigenous people in Namibia.