July 27, 2012

Hiking in the Fish River Canyon

Hiking in the second-largest canyon in the world invariably results in amazement, and sometimes in a bit of fear. And ‘in’ is not a mistake. You […]
July 27, 2012

Hiking trails in Namibia

Namibia offers a wide variety of walks, overnight hiking trails and guided wilderness trails for those wanting to explore the countryside on foot. From Henties Bay […]
April 18, 2013

Top 10 Adrenaline pumpers in Namibia

Compiled Marita van Rooyen Namib Desert Challenge, 25–29 March, Sossusvlei Running the equivalent or more of a full marathon every day for five days, with temperatures […]
August 19, 2013

Hiking and backpacking in Namibia

Namibia offers a wide variety of walks, overnight hiking trails and guided wilderness trails for those wanting to explore the countryside on foot. Keep in mind […]
August 27, 2019

Travel Notes from a Vagabond

Willie Olivier is a veteran journalist and travel writer. He has been compiling guides and travel directories for visitors to Namibia since before independence. In this new series for Travel News Namibia, Willie compiles notes, thoughts and take-aways from his travels. Interesting facts, little-known happenings and anecdotes of the adventures of this vagabond.
May 17, 2024

A Hike In The Shadow Of Brandberg

Explore the hidden charms of Lüderitz, the gateway to Namibia's historic Kolmanskop ghost town. Immerse yourself in rich history, dine at seaside eateries, and discover stunning architecture. From the iconic Felsenkirche to the intriguing Kolmanskop, Lüderitz beckons with tales of the past.