Etosha

June 4, 2012
Etosha park wildlife

National Parks of Namibia – A diverse suite of alternative breaks for travellers

From the icy waters of the Atlantic to the swamps of the Caprivi, shimmering white fortresses to extraordinary plants, the sweeping landscapes, magnificent game viewing and […]
June 4, 2012

Travel Namibia: Top Five Adventures

By Marita van Rooyen South Africa has Table Mountain, Botswana has vast numbers of wildlife, Zimbabwe has Vic Falls, Angola has diamonds and Zambia has the […]
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 15, 2012
Desert male lion

Namibia Desert lions – Return of the King

by Helge Denker on behalf of the NACSO Natural Resource Working Group with input from conservancy representatives The king of beasts is returning to reclaim his reign […]
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
carmine bee-eater

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 […]
September 3, 2012

!Uris Safari Lodge

Eclectic African styles and mining history by Ron Swilling As you drive down the access road to !Uris Safari Lodge, a large thatch-roofed building comes into […]
November 13, 2012
onguma

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
etosha

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 […]
January 9, 2013
tsumeb

Things to do in and around Tsumeb

The Tsumeb Museum was founded in April 1975 by the fondly remembered Ms Ilse Shatz, and she made it her loving and passionate mission to find, restore and […]
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

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 8, 2013
Sperrgebiet National Park. Photo ©Trygve Cooper

Sperrgebiet National Park – A wilderness preserved since time immemorial

Text by Linda Baker & photographs Trygve Cooper A dusty track meanders across a vast golden plain, edged with rocky outcrops. As the Cruiser rattles towards […]
May 8, 2013

The white bushman – In memory of Peter Stark (1929 – 2013)

Peter Stark, self-proclaimed white bushman and self-confessed poacher turned protector of lions, died yesterday at the age of 84 in South Africa. Born in Windhoek in […]
May 20, 2013
Winter landscape pvs

Winter – an ideal time to travel in Namibia

By Annabelle Venter It’s that time of year again when Namibians pull out their winter woollies and seek the sun. Fortunately there’s plenty of sun at this […]
June 4, 2013

Onguma supports communities

Compiled by Marita van Rooyen Situated on the eastern border of the Etosha National Park, the Onguma Private Game Reserve is reaching out to local communities […]
June 10, 2013

Three days of Namibian soul – a short safari

Text and photographs Ron Swilling Have you ever found yourself at a loose end in a city? You stride outside at the end of your last […]
June 19, 2013

The Xoms |Omis Project – Journey into a forgotten landscape of Etosha

Text and photos by Ginger Mauney “When I first visited Etosha in 2000, I thought the elephants and lions would be very nice, but that there […]

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