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Here at travelnewsnamibia.com we pride ourselves on our treasure chest of stories about Namibia, it’s beautiful landscapes and wildlife.

Since it is weekend, we thought that we would highlight a few golden oldies from our magazine archives, which discuss the rugged, unspoilt north-western parts of Namibia, where the wildlife is unique and riveting.

Read more about the region.

Have a great weekend and keep on reading. Don’t hesitate to let us know what you think!

Recommended reading from our archives:

Desert lions – Survivors of the sand

Legendary writer and conservationist Hu Berry tells the tale of ‘a top terrestrial predator’ successfully hunting a top marine predator.

“The scene is surreal – padding silently on wet sand a lion stalks fur seals on the shoreline of the Skeleton Coast. No one has witnessed a kill, but morning light reveals a night-time struggle that ensued fatefully for the seal.”

And another Hu Berry story on the desert dwelling elephants …

Desert elephants – Dwellers of dryness

There are two indigenous keystone species in Africa, meaning that their presence or absence shows significantly on the landscape. One is the humans, the other is elephants. Both assume major roles in the fragile ecosystem of the Namib Desert. Both deserve to survive

And more about the Skeleton Coast …

Skeleton Coast by Amy Schoeman

Skeleton Coast by Amy Schoeman

Exploring Namibia’s incredible coast

The Namibian coast – a narrow extension between two deserts, one of water, the Atlantic Ocean, and the other of sand and rock, the inhospitable Namib Desert – is probably one of Namibia’s most fascinating phenomena.

Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park

As a stark piece of land, baked by the sun and battered by gritty winds, the Skeleton Coast may appear to be kilometre after kilometre of nothing, or at least nothing of value. Yet, in terms of conservation, the Skeleton Coast Park is priceless.

 

 

 

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Travel News Namibia
Travel News Namibia is a high-quality glossy Namibia travel and lifestyle magazine tasked with promoting Namibia to the world. With riveting stories, first-hand encounters and magnificent photographs showcasing tourism, travel, nature, adventure and conservation, TNN is the ultimate and most comprehensive guide to exploring Namibia. Travel News Namibia is published in five different editions per year. These include four English- language editions and one German. Travel News Namibia is for sale in Namibia and South Africa.

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