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Investing in Namibia’s Future – The Amarula Trust

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in General, Latest News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Apr
12

All over Southern Africa, countries are turning to tourism as a way to generate sustainable, eco-friendly income, reduce unemployment and increase skills.

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Big Skies, Big Screen – The Namibian Film Industry

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Apr
5

At the recent Academy Awards gala evening, the movie ‘Mad Max – Fury Road”, filmed in Namibia, was nominated for 10 awards and presented with 6 Oscars on the night.

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Namibia – Not one Desert, but Four

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Activities and Adventure, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Mar
29

Namibia is on the rise as one of the world’s foremost tourist destinations.  With a multitude of wildlife habitats, including the exceptional Etosha National Park, an impeccable conservation record, abundant upmarket accommodation available in Windhoek and other cities as well as wildlife areas, great photographic opportunities, and a wealth of adrenaline-pumping activities, Namibia has much to offer travellers of every persuasion.

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Sailing across the Namib on only one hump

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Mar
22

For millennia man has relied on the camel, along with its better-known domestic contemporary, the horse, to transport people and goods, draw carts and as a comrade in arms.  Both the dromedary (one-humped) and Bactrian (two-humped) camel continue to serve man in this way, even doubling as a source of food in some cultures.

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Cheetahs – When Fur Flies

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Mar
15

Hailed as the quickest animals on earth, Cheetahs are also one of Africa’s fastest disappearing species, and there are only about 10 000 of these creatures left today. Human intervention in all its forms is responsible for this rapid decline of almost 90% in the last 100 years and today, the only specimens left are found in zoos and wildlife reserves throughout the world.

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