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Namib-Naukluft – Land of Contrast

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
May
29

From its humble beginnings as Game Reserve No3 in 1907, the Namib Naukluft Park has grown to become the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world.  

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The Lions of Namibia

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

Many centuries ago, lions were one of the most numerous animals on earth. Today, their range has been decreased more than any other animal. Even in the conservation haven of Namibia, their populations are now confined mainly to the Northern reaches of the country. Fortunately, they are still within reach of your Windhoek accommodation, and it is really worth travelling to see them during your holiday.

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The Springbok in Nambia – one of a kind

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Apr
17

Chances are high that you will get to see springbok during your trip to Namibia. They are the most abundant animals in the country and you may even spot them in the farmlands along the road to your accommodation in Windhoek.
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Arebbusch Wildlife – The Elephants of Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Apr
3

The desert elephants of Damaraland are world-famous for coping in their hostile environment, and rightly so, but these are not the only elephants that occur in Namibia. African elephants are found in most of the country’s national parks, with Etosha National Park having the largest population of 2 500 individuals at the last count.

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Arebbusch Landmark – The Spectacular Spitzkoppe

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Mar
20

On the way to Swakopmund from Windhoek along the B3 you will notice a mountain range, called the Pontok Mountains rising up out of the barren landscapes. The Spitzkoppe, known as the Matterhorn of Namibia and towering at 1 784m above sea level, forms part of this range. 

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