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The Jetty at Swakopmund

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Destinations and Attractions     Comments No comments
Sep
19

You can’t miss the Jetty when you’re strolling down by the seaside along A. Schad Promenade in Swakopmund. Next time you’re in town, take a few moments to enjoy the pleasures associated with this feature. From seafood to sea views, there’s more to the Jetty than you think. read more

The Christuskirche in Windhoek

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Aug
20

Whether you are in town on business or staying in Windhoek accommodation in Windhoek for a few days, you don’t want to miss out on a chance to admire some of the city’s historic buildings. One of the most prominent of these is the Christuskirche, which holds pride of place in the middle of a traffic circle along Robert Mugabe Avenue. read more

Ai-Ais Richtersveld National Park in Namibia

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Jul
10

The Ai-Ais Richtersveld Park takes up 6 045km² of pristine, rugged landscape on either side of the Orange River in Namibia and South Africa. This mutual conservation area was set up in 2003 when the Richtersveld National Park in South Africa was merged with the Ai-Ais and Fish River Canyon Park in Namibia.  on either side of the Orange River. read more

Kolmanskop – From Diamonds to Dust

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Jun
7

In the late nineteenth century, a transport driver by the name of Johnny Coleman became stranded in the middle of nowhere during a sandstorm. He was forced to abandon his wagon and find his way to safety on foot.

His wagon remained half submerged in a crest of the desert, becoming a landmark in the shifting sands known as Coleman’s Head or Kolmanskop to the German-speaking population. The wagon disappeared over time, but the name remained. Today Kolmanskop is still a landmark in the area, although for an entirely different reason. read more

Wildlife of Namibia – Understanding Leopard Behaviour

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Uncategorized     Comments No comments
May
10

Leopards have been getting a lot of bad press lately, but don’t let that put you off your travels to Namibia. Negative instances involving these big cats are extremely rare and it’s usually much harder to find them than it is to avoid them and here’s why. read more