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The Nama People of Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Culture, Latest News, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Sep
2

Have a closer look at that N$50 bank note as you hand it over to pay for your meals, curios or accommodation in Namibia.  The face which appears on several Namibian bank notes is that of Hendrik Witbooi, much admired leader of the Nama people during the first liberation struggle.

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Camping in Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in General, Travel Blog, Travel Tips and Advice (FAQ)     Comments No comments
Aug
28

You can’t beat camping for a true taste of Adventure. Camping transports you back to the days when it was man against the elements, when only a thin sheet of canvas protected explorers from the dangers of the wild.  Although lodgings have improved vastly since the time of the Great White Hunter, the earth is closer when you are camping. The sights, smells and sounds of nature are all around you – undiluted by thick walls and the trappings of civilisation.  Unfettered by set meal times, you are free to rise at dawn and get your day’s adventure under way, and it is easy to move to greener pastures when your accommodation is of the ‘pack up and go’ variety.

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Fishing in Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Activities and Adventure, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Aug
19

Namibia is a hotspot for anglers with thousands of fishermen flocking to the coast in search of something for the record books.  The most popular angling spots are: 

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Waterberg National Park – Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Aug
12

We are all familiar with the big game parks in Namibia such as Etosha, Namib Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei and the Caprivi Strip. However, one of the most successful reserves in the country, conservation-wise, is the relatively low-key Waterberg National Park. Rising high above the surrounding savannah and almost inaccessible, this park provides sanctuary to 26 mammal species including the  Cape buffalo,  tsessebe, sable and roan antelope and the critically endangered black rhinoceros.

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Guesthouses in Namibia

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Aug
5

Make yourself at home

Namibia is a vast country with a well-established and well-organised tourism structure and there are hundreds of ways to stay in this interesting country.  A high value is placed on tourism and the industry is strictly regulated and monitored to ensure that exceptional levels of service are maintained regardless of the rating or price range of the accommodation.  Accommodation in Namibia ranges from the ultimate luxury of five star hotels to rustic campsites in the heart of the desert and a large range of options in between.

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