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Our Arebbusch Blog is regularly updated with news on a number of topics, such as Arebbusch Travel Lodge itself, happenings in and around Windhoek, Namibia and many other tourism related subjects.

The Lions of Namibia

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....

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Kitesurfing in Namibia

We are more likely to think of desert excursions and safaris in Etosha National Park than water-sports when it comes to planning a holiday in Namibia. However, the feisty Atlantic Ocean offers quite a few options for exciting seafaring activities, like kitesurfing....

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KLM Airlines takes to Windhoek skies

Following hot on the heels of Qatar airlines’ announcement that it will introduce four weekly direct flights between Windhoek and Doha, the Netherlands national carrier, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, has disclosed plans to include Namibia in its African offering from late October 2017.

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Namibian Pick and Pay Cycle Classic 2016

Take part in your choice of MTB or Road race on 8 or 9 October 2016, both of which are Rotary Club of Windhoek community service & fundraising projects, and therefore in aid of great causes! Plus, a Kiddies Classic, on the Saturday afternoon, promotes cycling as a...

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The Common Eland in Namibia

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.  The male common eland...

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Hippos in Namibia

While water-loving hippos are not commonly associated with Namibia, the hippo population of Namibia is estimated at around 1300 animals – mostly resident in the rivers of the Kavango and Caprivi regions in the far north-east of the country, a few small groups can be...

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