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Rock Climbing In Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Activities and Adventure, Latest News, News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Oct
14

Namibia is a great destination for climbing, with great weather and spectacular views from high up. There is no danger from snow or freezing temperatures and the available mountains are nowhere near as treacherous or high as those in Europe or Asia. 

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Pensions in Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in General, Latest News, News, Travel Blog, Travel Tips and Advice (FAQ)     Comments No comments
Sep
30

The Pension, or boarding house, is a common type of accommodation in Namibia, combining the best of both worlds in lodging options.  What the average pension lacks in frills and finesse, it makes up for with more personalized service and cost effectiveness.  Guests will probably not get to employ the services of a valet and porter when staying at a pension and may have to go without room service, but they will pay correspondingly lower rates.

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Exploring old haunts – Namibia’s ghost towns

Namibia is filled with forgotten places which beg exploration, and the Sperrgebiet is one of the best examples of these.  Book a guided tour as you will need a 4×4 vehicle and driver and, unless you wish to become a statistic, it really helps to have someone in your corner who knows their way around when venturing into deserted areas.  Your guide for the day will collect you at your Namibia accommodation and you will be glad that he is driving, and not you, as you jolt your way along roads that haven’t seen any maintenance in decades.

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The Tswana People of Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Culture, Latest News, News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Sep
16

The Tswana are the smallest cultural group in Namibia, numbering some 6000, and are located mainly in the Gobabis district near the Botswana border (Hereroland).  They are divided into three sub-groups known as the Tlharo, the Thlhaping and the Kgalagadi, who have mixed with the Kalahari Bushmen to a degree.  

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Up, up and away – ballooning in Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Activities and Adventure, Latest News, News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Sep
9

Hot-air ballooning is the stuff dreams are made of – soaring at a great height as the sun rises to spread its golden glow revealing stunningly beautiful landscapes below.  It is an unforgettable experience and a unique way to visit otherwise inaccessible areas or just get a different angle on the wilderness.  Ballooning is by far the gentlest way to travel at height and presents photographic opportunities that simply don’t exist otherwise. 

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