July 17, 2012

Rossmund Golf Estate – Lodging, dining and golfing near Swakopmund

by Charlene Cooke You’ll find the Rossmund Golf Estate on the banks of the ephemeral Swakop River in the Namib Desert, a mere six kilometres from […]
July 18, 2012

Camping at Spitzkoppe

I’m finding it difficult to write a campsite journal this month. Not because we’ve already explored all of Namibia’s campsites, but because it’s impossible to be […]
July 18, 2012

Roof of Africa – Windhoek

by Ginger Mauney The story of The Roof of Africa Hotel and Travel Centre, echoing the story of Africa, is one of evolution. Fourteen years ago, […]
July 19, 2012

Treesleeper Camp – bringing legend to life

by Ginger Mauney Africa is a land of myths and legends, some true, some false, and some so deeply embedded that they become defining. This is […]
July 19, 2012

Capricorn Restcamp new in the Naukluft

by Marita van Rooyen Situated in the Naukluft Mountains, 40 km from the entrance to the Namib-Naukluft Park, Capricorn Restcamp is an ideal stopover on the […]
July 19, 2012

Cornerstone Guesthouse – Rolling out the red carpet

by Marita van Rooyen “There’s a lavender perfume in the air,” says one of the guests at Cornerstone Guesthouse in Swakopmund. Lavender happens to be the […]
July 19, 2012

Dünenblick Self-Catering Apartments – Swakopmund

In the peaceful atmosphere of the dunes by Marita van Rooyen Situated at the edge of the Namib Desert, with a view over the dunes, Dünenblick […]
July 19, 2012

Gelbingen Lodge & Safaris

Experience an uncomplicated lifestyle by Marita van Rooyen Gelbingen Lodge and Safaris – named after the hometown in Germany of the first owner – provides friendly […]
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

Bahnhof Hotel, Aus: History on its doorstep

by Ron Swilling Having survived (in essence) since 1906 when the railway line, or Eisenbahnlinie, was built between Lüderitz and Aus, the Bahnhof Hotel has witnessed […]
July 26, 2012

Egumbo Lodge, Walvis Bay – A touch of style

by Yolanda Nel When you walk into Egumbo Lodge, situated across the lagoon in Kovambo Nujoma Road in Walvis Bay, the many hours of time and […]
July 26, 2012

Fish River Lodge – Enter the yawning mouth of geological history

Text Ron Swilling Ostriches, baboons and quiver trees clinging to the rocky soil characterise the drive through the terraced mountain scenery to Fish River Lodge. A […]
July 26, 2012

Omandumba – In the impressive Erongo Mountains

by Luise Hoffmann You’re fond of hiking? You take an interest in rock art and in the survival skills of the San people? You enjoy camping […]
July 26, 2012

Rössmund Lodge, Swakopmund – A small oasis in the desert

by Ron Swilling Rössmund Lodge is one of those surprises you happen on when you veer off the main route. Six kilometres before Swakopmund along the […]
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 […]
July 27, 2012

Islands in Africa – Hidden island retreats

Text ©Sharri Whiting De Masi  Re-printed with permission of the author On tiny islands in the storied Zambezi, Chobe and Kwando rivers, we found three luxury […]
July 27, 2012

Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge – Hiking trails on the edge of the Namib

Text Marita van Rooyen Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge is known for its magnificent views over the barren, deserted landscapes on the edge of the Namib. Located […]
July 27, 2012

Tok Tokkie Trails – Soul-awakening desert hiking

Text Marita van Rooyen “There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country.  A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it […]
August 12, 2012

Windhoek’s new world-class Hilton

Text and photos by ©Sharri Whiting De Masi – All photographs copyright of the author  Re-printed with permission of the author We’ve seen Hilton Hotels around […]

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