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June 21, 2012

Sharing Zambezi and Chobe’s fish

Managing Namibia’s shared freshwater fish resources in the Zambezi and Chobe rivers requires setting up a detailed database of the aquatic resources by researchers from Namibia, […]
July 18, 2012

Exploring the Naukluft on foot – Maps and Facts

By Sven-Eric Kanzler A steep rock face broken by the odd ledge towers above our heads. Despite the iron chain it is not easy to make […]
July 18, 2012

Living desert Tours

Gogga mechanic gives life to desert Entrepreneur Tommy Collard established his operation, Tommy’s Tours and Safaris, some eight years ago. Two years later, encouraged by a […]
August 2, 2012

Adventure takes flight

By Nicolette Jacobi The Dorob National Park (DNP), while established as a conservation area, is also a park for the people. Visitors to Dorob have a […]
November 28, 2012

Celebrating Spitzkoppe

By Ron Swilling While driving from Windhoek to Swakopmund, the chances are that just after Usakos you’ll notice a strange-looking group of granite mountains towering over […]
November 29, 2012
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The art of the Sundowner in Namibia

Jackie Marie explores the sundowner in Namibia What’s your poison? That was a line in an old movie, when someone came up to the bar and […]
January 24, 2013
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Hike the fish river canyon – epic adventure in Namibia

Text and photographs Ron Swilling Its sheer Size. Its Grandeur, Grace, History and Time… all make hiking in the second-largest canyon in the world an adventure […]
March 4, 2013

Activities at Onjala Lodge

UPDATE: Now you can gaze at the stars too Photos and text by Marita van Rooyen “After a tour around the country you should stay at […]
May 3, 2013

Top 5 Must See Museums in Windhoek

Text and photographs Ron Swilling Treasure troves often go unnoticed. It is easy to bypass the museums of a country while exploring and travelling, but if […]
June 17, 2013

Spend time fishing in Namibia

Text and photos by Ron Swilling  ‘The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.’ Mark Twain Boyhood memories of family […]
August 18, 2013

4×4 trails Namibia

With landscapes ranging from the Kalahari in the east, the Namib in the west and the desolate expanses of the Kaokoveld in the north-west, there are […]
August 19, 2013
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Golfing in Namibia

Golfing tourism in Namibia European golfers should consider coming to Namibia after September, following the European golfing season. Packages include a Namibian golfing safari coupled with […]
August 19, 2013

Hiking and backpacking in Namibia

Namibia offers a wide variety of walks, overnight hiking trails and guided wilderness trails for those wanting to explore the countryside on foot. Keep in mind […]
August 20, 2013

Rock climbing in Namibia

Namibia, renowned for its breathtaking vistas, can offer even more extraordinary views from the knife-edge of a mountain.  Here are some options.  Rising abruptly above the […]
August 20, 2013

Caving in Namibia

More than 120 caves have been registered in Namibia, the various environments providing plenty of adrenaline-inducing and educative experiences. The longest and only ‘tourist’ (because of […]
August 20, 2013

Horseback rides and trails

If you dare, and if you can, one of the most unique ways to experience Namibia is from the back of a horse. Here are a […]
August 21, 2013
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Namibia – Stargazing

With its generally cloudless night sky, especially in the dry winter months, minimal contamination by artificial light and air pollution, and excellent view of the southern […]
June 18, 2015

Solar Bicycles – Cycling With The Sun

May 9, 2016

Heritage hour in the city

Namibia's capital has several historical sites that are well worth a visit. So take a day or two to learn more about the city's diverse legacy. Here are a few tips to enthuse you about exploring heritage sites in Windhoek.
May 25, 2016

Top campsites inside Namibia’s parks

Namibia’s 17 national parks are its most special and valuable asset. Teeming with wildlife and spectacular scenery, they are an attraction not to be missed. From mountain adventures in the Naukluft to the stark isolation and towering dunes of the Namib, the biodiversity and contrasts will amaze and surprise you.

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