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…

Continue reading

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?”…

Continue reading

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”….

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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,…

Continue reading