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Namibia: Caprivi’s Secret

Namibia: Caprivi’s Secret

Trip report from a recent educational to the Caprivi Strip by one of our senior consultants:

The Caprivi Strip is a largely unexplored part of Namibia and fairly unfamiliar to tourists. Your average tourist visiting Namibia will concentrate on the more well known highlights such as the Etosha…

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Four Deserts One Country

Four Deserts One Country

When looking up Namibia in your travel guidebook you will read about the open plains of the Etosha National Park, the small coastal resort of Swakopmund with its old colonial buildings or the red sand dunes surrounding Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. But rarely do you come across an article that explains…

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Anderssons Camp opens a new Hide

Anderssons Camp opens a new Hide

The family friendly Anderssons Camp in the Ongava Private Nature reserve, bordering the World renowned Etosha National Park has announced the opening of a brand new subterranean hide at its waterhole.
This hide offers unprecedented all day access to the secret World of animal behavior.

It is…

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Spud in Namibia

Spud in Namibia

Spud is one of the cheetahs under conservation at Okonjima, when he and his siblings were but young cubs they were found in the wild and adopted as pets.

Because of the bad diet they were fed during this time, all the cubs suffered from severe calcium deficiency…

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The Himba of Namibia

The Himba of Namibia

The Himba Tribe of Southern Africa, the very name conjures images of a statuesque, ochre-coloured peoples who inhabit some of the most desolate and arid regions of Namibia.
Here we look a little deeper into the Himba belief system and customs:

The Himba are of Bantu heritage,…

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Epupa Falls Lodge

Epupa Falls Lodge

Epupa Falls Lodge, previously known as Epupa Camp, now forms part of the Islands In Africa Collection. The first and best-known lodge in the group is Impalila Island Lodge in the Zambezi River on the eastern-most island of Namibia. Other properties include Susuwe on the Kwando and Ntwala on the…

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Namibia’s Desert Express

Namibia’s Desert Express

For some visitors the prospect of driving themselves all the way around Namibia can be quite daunting given the long distances. The Desert Express is an ideal way to break your drive, sit back and relax while taking time to enjoy the desert scenery and a few excursions along the…

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Nguni Zambezi Voyager

Nguni Zambezi Voyager

If you are looking for something just a little bit different, why not consider a few relaxing days on a floating luxury lodge? The new Nguni Zambezi Voyager offers the perfect base from which to explore this diverse region with game viewing, birding, fishing, cultural visits and relaxation the order…

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Namibia’s Diamond Skies

Namibia’s Diamond Skies

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to see thousands of diamonds all around you? Well, you can, here in Namibia. Our sky is filled with thousands of African stars, all night long, all year long, shining like a 1000 diamonds all around you.

In Namibia, situated…

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Namibia’s ‘Enviro Kidz’

Namibia’s ‘Enviro Kidz’

Namibia Wildlife Resorts, the governmental organisation which runs the National Parks camping and accommodation facilities, has recently introduced the NWR Enviro-Kidz initiative. This aims to provide opportunities, primarily to school groups from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, to experience the protected areas of Namibia. It is also hoped that they will learn…

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