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Ai-Ais Richtersveld National Park in Namibia

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

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

How to Honeymoon Like a Royal in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in General, Latest News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Apr
30

Those who have visited Namibia before will find it no surprise that the Royals are reflecting on a honeymoon in Namibia. With one of the lowest population densities on earth, this African country is the ideal destination to seek out some privacy during these intimate first weeks. Namibia offers a high standard of hospitality and an excellent tourism infrastructure, luring over 1.5 million tourists during 2016.

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The Shimmering Sands of Sossusvlei, South of Namibia

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

Located within the Namib-Naukluft National Park, the Sossusvlei is packed with tall sand dunes, geological attractions and scenic landscapes. It is a sensational photographic gem and you’ll find it about 5 hours’ drive form your Windhoek accommodation and 400 km from Swakopmund.

Along with Etosha National Park, it is one of Namibia’s most visited locations.

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