July 6, 2012

Managing Namibian community resources

By Linda Baker Beautifully woven baskets, delicate necklaces made from ostrich eggshells, and tiny dolls stained with rich red ochre – these crafts and curios are […]
July 19, 2012

Bushmen Safari – Living intercultural exchange

by Ron Swilling Twenty Bushmen from the Ju/’Hoansi-San Living Museum in Grashoek joined a handful of members from the Living Culture Foundation Namibia (LCFN) on a […]
July 26, 2012

Keeping the past alive – the living museum

Text and photographs Ron Swilling The novel concept of the Living Museum may seem like a contradiction in terms, but these institutions provide an opportunity for […]
August 31, 2012

Discover the cultures of northern Namibia

The author of this article, French journalist Aurélie Jegou, visited Namibia to do research for articles for the special French edition of Travel News Namibia. She […]
October 31, 2012

The deep blue – Lake Otjikoto

For centuries, Lake Otjikoto in the north of Namibia served as the biggest copper supermarket in the country. It is here, a distance of about 20 […]
January 9, 2013

Tsumeb – a hidden jewel close to Etosha

It’s tempting for anyone driving to northern Namibia to visit Etosha National Park, the traditional land of the Owambo people, and the lush green regions of […]
January 17, 2013

Namibia: San Bushmen revive ancient skills

Most of the 6,000 residents of north-eastern Namibia’s Bwabwata National Park count themselves as the descendants of the world’s first peoples, known collectively today as the […]
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 […]
May 24, 2013

Living museums – Ju’Hoansi

A must-see for culture aficionados en route to Rundu is the Ju’Hoansi Living Museum where visitors can experience and learn about the traditional Kalahari San culture […]
May 27, 2013

Fiume Lodge – Grootfontein

Situated close to Grootfontein, Fiume Lodge’s Jörn Gressmann could have been a Bushman in a previous life. He speaks the language fluently and inspires guests to […]
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 […]
June 26, 2013

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. […]
July 2, 2013

Namibian San help to track pre-historic man

UPDATE: Read more on the adventures of the trackers in the Pyranees.  Scientists and Namibian San “Bushmen” investigate Ice Age Footprints in the Pyrenees Foto: T. […]
August 6, 2013

Naankuse opens ancient San skills academy

Naankuse is starting yet another innovative initiative project to support their conservation initiatives and their work with the San. According to Dr Rudie van Vuuren, Managing […]
April 17, 2014

Namibian rock ‘n roll | Rock Art in Namibia

Text and photographs Ron Swilling | Main Photo: Brandberg, by Paul van Schalkwyk Way back in time when the land didn’t belong to anyone and before […]
September 16, 2018

Chasing the Rain to the Nyae Nyae Pans

The Nyae Nyae Pans in the east of Namibia were filled up after good autumn rains. Stories abounded of lions that roamed the open grasslands. Of a massive flock of flamingos that had descended on the water. One word: paradise.

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