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Sailing across the Namib on only one hump

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Activities and Adventure, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
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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Birdwatcher’s Paradise

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Activities and Adventure, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Mar
8

Etosha National Park is a safari destination par excellence, particularly during the winter months, from May to September when water scarcity causes game species to congregate around the waterholes.

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Fame and Fashion – Nikola Conradie

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Culture, General, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Mar
1

Quietly spoken Namibian designer Nikola Conradie, from Windhoek, has been setting the catwalks alight with her home-brewed fashion over the last few years.

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Predators of Etosha and where to find them

Everybody loves a cat, and large feline species make up some of the most sought-after sightings in Etosha National Park.  However, hunters come in many shapes and sizes in the Namibian wilderness and these are some of the four-legged predators you can expect to see while visiting this iconic game reserve.

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