etosha national park

July 9, 2012

Etosha 100 – In the flash of a century

The Etosha we witness today is not remotely like the wilderness of 1851; it is not even akin to the starting date of 1907 we celebrate. The human footprint, heavily weighted by technology, has changed the face of ‘the great white place’ beyond anything that the stern, uniformed Governor of German South West Africa could imagine when he penned the proclamation of Game Reserve No 2 on 22 March 1907.
July 19, 2012

Kupferquelle Resort

Tsumeb’s latest holiday resort by Marita van Rooyen The name Kupferquelle (meaning copper fountain) is fitting for the only family resort in one of Namibia’s first […]
July 26, 2012

Guest Farm Ghaub – A haven of peace

by Ron Swilling Driving the gravel road into Ghaub, the verdant hills transform into rows of healthy green maize, and then into a sprawling, clean-shaven lawn […]
July 27, 2012

Mushara Outpost – Etosha area

A vein of African sophistication by Ron Swilling I still hear laughter coming from the dining area as I walk along the well-lit path back to […]
August 23, 2012
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Birding in Namibia – a rest before Etosha

Birding in Namibia delivers exceptional delights. If you’d enjoy waking up to the call of a Hartlaub’s francolin at sunrise and spending the rest of the […]
November 13, 2012
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Onguma Tented Camp – the ultimate in safari chic

by Ginger Mauney Sharing the eastern border of Namibia’s Etosha National Park, Onguma Tented Camp is a beguiling mixture of sophistication and relaxation, of elegance and […]
November 13, 2012
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Etosha National Park Centenary

by Ginger Mauney  Beyond the numbers, 1907 – 2007 Like graphs in a textbook, numbers present a single impression. While a litany of statistics relating to […]
April 11, 2013

Etosha, rain & a small car

Photos and blog post by Annabelle Venter who discovered that a small car can be ideal for a trip to Etosha National Park  Remember the days […]
May 3, 2013

Blue crane study sobering

Issued by the Namibia Crane Working Group  Lead post photo shows a pair of Blue Cranes with tiny chicks at Charitsaub in Etosha on 17 January 2013 […]
May 3, 2013

Etosha National Park: Dreaming at Dolomite

Text and photographs Annabelle Venter While reclining in my canvas deckchair, listening to the whinnying zebra kicking up dust clouds far below, I can hardly believe that […]
May 4, 2013

Namibia in autumn – Visiting your favourite holiday destinations

Compiled by Annabelle Venter Lead photo: Annabelle Venter Visiting Namibia’s favourite holiday destinations in autumn When setting out from Windhoek, pause for a moment and look up […]
June 25, 2013
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Etosha National Park – Birds of the plains

Text and photos by Pompie Burger Main photo: Lilac breasted roller. Photo ©Pompie Burger  The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million […]
June 26, 2013
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Etosha’s human footprint

Text by Hu Berry – Flamingo September 2007 The magnitude of change reflected by the tracks left on Etosha’s surface during the past century is awesome. […]
June 30, 2013
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Etosha pan – the trek of the flamingos

Text by Hu Berry   When reptiles shed their scales and replaced them with feathers about 200 million years ago, the forbears of flamingos rose with […]
July 4, 2013

Lions at the end of the world

By Steve Felton  To see a lion in the wild is one of the great moments in nature – arguably worth many sightings in national parks, […]
July 9, 2013

New water points for Etosha

Several water points in Etosha National Park were upgraded during the past four months. Thanks to the upgrade, the waterholes for wildlife will remain full during the […]
August 15, 2013

Onkoshi – First new camp opened in Etosha in 50 years

Onkoshi Camp is the first new lodge in the Etosha National Park built since Namibia’s independence. The latest addition to the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) portfolio […]
September 2, 2013

Birds of Namibia: Endemic bird species

Text and photographs Pompie Burger – Main photograph: Dune Lark, Calendulauda erythrochlamys “…en die groot en oop grasvlaktes Span dit toe met doringdraad En die olifant […]
November 12, 2013

My five most memorable moments in Namibia

by Dalene Ingham-Brown MAIN PHOTO: Divundu ©Dalene Ingham-Brown Namibia is a magical country that surprises you with its sheer beauty around every corner. It only took […]
November 27, 2013

Napha Conservationist award 2013 – Birgit Kötting

By Jana-Mari Smith This week, at their 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA), Birgit Kötting was chosen as the Napha Conservationist […]

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