July 19, 2012

Skeleton Coast Fly-in Safaris – A 30-year family affair

by Ginger Mauney Adventure tourism, ecotourism, and fly-in safaris: buzz words in a competitive market where tourism trends seem to change daily and operators often change […]
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

Bird’s-eye view – White browed Robin Chat

White-browed Robin-Chat, Cossypha heuglini Roberts No 599 By Pompie Burger It’s not by chance that these good-looking birds are classified in Turdidae, the same family as the […]
July 27, 2012

Bird’s-eye view – African hoopoe

African Hoopoe, Upupa africana Roberts No 295 By Pompie Burger The hoopoe is one of the better-known and more easily identifiable birds in our gardens. Everything about […]
July 27, 2012

Conservation success – What a wonderful bird is the pelican!

by Hu Berry Not only because “His beak can hold more than his belly can…..”, as the well-known ditty goes, but also because he (or she) […]
July 27, 2012

Lake Otjikoto – Namibia’s underwater museum

by Marita van Rooyen Otjikoto, which translates loosely from Herero as ‘the place too deep for cattle to drink’, hosts weaponry dumped there by German troops […]
August 3, 2012

Hoba, Brukkaros and Mukurob – Namibia’s geological wonders

Text Bill Torbitt Namibia is home to a number of geological wonders, and include ancient meteorite’s, magma formations and rock formations. The Hoba Meteorite This massive, […]
August 12, 2012

Did you know: The ‘strange’ town of Oranjemund

By Bill Torbitt   ‘Closed’ to the general public’ Oranjemund is a small town in the far south-western corner of Namibia, situated – as the name implies […]
August 12, 2012

Namibian fishing waters among the best

by Nicolette Jacobi Anglers are always trying their luck – predicting what the waters will give them today and finding the best place to catch the […]
August 17, 2012

Autumn in Namibia – Different each time round

Text and photos by ©Sharri Whiting De Masi – All photographs copyright of the author  Re-printed with permission of the author There should probably be an […]
August 17, 2012

It’s like experiencing the Discovery Channel – Namibia

By Jacqueline W Asheeke Why is it that when you go on holiday to rest, you return home tired? Here’s my prescription for you to avoid […]
August 17, 2012

Namibia travel tips

What should I wear? Packing to travel in Namibia is easy – it’s mostly warm in autumn and the nights are starting to become cooler. So […]
August 23, 2012

Bird’s-eye view – Peregrine falcon

By Pompie Burger Peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus Roberts’ No 171 by Pompie Burger  The peregrine falcon is by far my favourite raptor, because in my view […]
August 23, 2012

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 […]
August 23, 2012

Bird’s-eye view – African Cuckoo

By Pompie Burger African Cuckoo, Cuculus gularis Roberts No 375 Ever since I started bird-watching, and – more specifically – doing bird photography, I’ve had this thing […]
August 28, 2012

Koedoesrus-In the Naukluft Mountains

by Ron Swilling A scenic, winding mountain road leads through the grassy valleys of the Naukluft mountains. Small sturdy shepherd’s trees, some heavily laden with sociable-weaver […]
August 28, 2012

Campsite Journal: Bergquell near Windhoek

by Christine Hugo Anyone who has ever organised and packed for a 4×4 safari will appreciate the amount of planning and effort that goes into such […]
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 […]
September 3, 2012

Namibia’s north-west: Khowarib Campsite

A community campsite treat at Khowarib Schlucht by Ron Swilling Perched on a hill surrounded by mountains with a river running below, the Khowarib Campsite is […]
September 3, 2012

Kalahari Anib Lodge

Enjoy cocktail hour on burnished sands by Ron Swilling East of Mariental, the traveller finds himself entering a new and interesting- landscape. Hills of rich-red- sand […]

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