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Kolmanskop – Affluence in the Namib Desert

Kolmanskop – Affluence in the Namib Desert

Kolmanskop, the deserted town in southern Namibia, where the diamonds once, quite literally, paved the streets, has just announced that visitors no longer require taking a guided tour when they arrive at this famous Namibian tourist destination. Instead they are welcome to pay their entrance fees, and take a self-guided…

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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park

The first stop on our trans-Caprivi ‘family adventure’ would be eastern Etosha. When we were here last, in July, we had failed miserably to find any lions which was the only animal that our daughter was interested in seeing. This time we were determined to find them, or risk endless…

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Waterberg 4-Day Hike

Waterberg 4-Day Hike

Preparing for the hike:

The decision to do the hike is made rather spontaneously over a phone call, because I think I’m not prepared, probably I need more hiking lessons. We are going to do the 4-day hike, you want to tag along?”…

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Namibia – The Land of Legends

Namibia – The Land of Legends

A legend is a narrative of human actions that are perceived both by teller and listeners to take place within human history and to possess certain qualities that give the tale the appearance of truth or reality. From this definition Namibia can truly be called the “Land of the Legends”….

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Namibia: Get to Know the People

Namibia: Get to Know the People

Tourism in Namibia is one of the fastest growing sectors within the Namibian economy and more and more people are jumping on the bandwagon to get a piece of the pie. Notably local communities are getting seriously involved with tourism ventures realizing that they have something unique to offer that…

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