Author: Margo Bishop

Carry on Travelling

Carry on Travelling

As the World battens down the hatches and settles in to wait out the COVID-19 pandemic, we suddenly have to fill days with innovative ways of entertaining kids who would otherwise be at school and for those who don’t have the endless ‘Why mommy?’ questions, entertaining ourselves with binge-watching long-neglected…

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Making your Miles Matter

Making your Miles Matter

The term flygskam (flight shame) was first used in Sweden in 2018 to describe the growing unease about flying experienced by environmentally conscious travellers.

Of course, flying is one of the lifestyle choices that we should all be thinking more carefully about if we have a chance of…

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Etosha – a Brief look back

Etosha – a Brief look back

The story of the area now known as Etosha National Park began being written after Charles Andersson and Francis Galton made the discovery in 1851. Andersson recalled being astounded by the thousands of animals and birds contained in this area and the splendid surrounding land.

When Namibia (then…

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AfriCat Brown Hyena Project- Introductory Report

AfriCat Brown Hyena Project- Introductory Report

Originally published by The AfriCat Foundation and Okonjima in their September 2018 newsletter, reproduced here with kind permission from The AfriCat Foundation.

“Shy, elusive and misunderstood, brown hyenas are rarely seen yet are widely persecuted across their range by farmers for real or perceived involvement in human wildlife…

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Sperrgebiet – the National Park you CAN’T visit!

Sperrgebiet – the National Park you CAN’T visit!

Sperrgebiet, the name itself means ‘Prohibited area’ – they really don’t want people here…

Why not, what is the history of this Forbidden corner of Namibia and what effect has this had on the region?

The Sperrgebiet National Park is located just south of the B4,…

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