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Things to do in Windhoek over the 2016 Festive Season

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in General, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Nov
29

Another year has flown swiftly by and it’s time to take a look at what we can get up to in Windhoek this December.
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Namibia’s Wild Horses – Living on the Edge

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

There is something about wild horses running free that has always fascinated mankind, and the wild horses of Namibia have become one of the country’s top drawcards for visitors to Garub in the Namib Naukluft National Park. Mystery surrounds these creatures with regard to where they came from and how they have managed to survive for over a century in these unhospitable conditions.
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Wandering along the Welwitschia Trail in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Activities and Adventure, Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Oct
18

Meandering among the landscapes of the northern Namib-Naukluft National Park, the Welwitschia Drive is easily located from your accommodation in Windhoek or Swakopmund and takes about 4 hours to complete. 
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The Miraculous Welwitschia Mirabilis in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Oct
4

One of Namibia’s most famous plants was discovered by an Austrian botanist on Angolan soil in 1860. Freidrich Welwitsch started out his working life as a theatre critic until taking up a post as a plant collector in Angola on behalf of Portugal. Along with the amazing Welwitschia plant, Welwitsch accumulated 5 000 other plants, many of which were completely new to science.

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The Common Eland in Namibia

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Sep
20

Although the giant eland (Taurotragus derbianus) is acknowledged as the largest antelope on earth, their average size overlaps with that of the common eland (Taurotragus oryx) to such an extent that the title is generally shared between the two. 

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