For as long as anyone can remember, the Himba have maintained the same daily routine – rising early, milking the cows and watching as the men and the herds disappear towards the horizon in search of grazing. Day after day, year after year, a pattern that has been repeated for thousands of years until something happens to disrupt it.
Little Ruckomechi Camp has opened in Wilderness Safaris’ private concession in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, offering an intimate and authentic safari experience in this remarkable wilderness area.
The opportunity of getting to a destination offers an intriguing chance to those willing to take up the challenge, and that is to complement the fantastic conservation efforts encountered with an equally conservation and environmentally friendly approach to the journey itself. This too is a relatively new mindset amongst a concerned group. Innovative environmental approaches are already emerging. Amongst one of the most effective and environmentally friendly ways of accessing remote destinations is by air, especially if the air transport is tailored to form part of a larger environmental programme.
Tourism is everyone’s business, and Namibia’s tourism family once again demonstrated commitment, passion and team-work aimed at advancing Namibia as destination of choice globally. As has become tradition, the Hospitality Association of Namibia hosts an annual tourism awards gala to help honour and celebrate the top performers in the industry.