The Olthaver & List group is involved in the consistent adaptation of its leisure establishments to be more ecologically friendly through the use of solar power. The group recently turned their attention to Chobe Water Villas, an O&L lodge situated in the north of Namibia in the Zambezi region.
On Tuesday 5th February RETURNAfrica signed a 25-year concession with Kwando Conservancy to develop and operate a lodge at the old Susuwe site on the Kwando River. The signing ceremony took place at the Kwando Conservancy office in the presence of the Kwando Conservancy Committee, traditional leaders and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
The Kavango and Zambezi feel wild and untamed. Visitors to the area get a glimpse into authentic African lifestyles. The perennial rivers and expansive floodplains, lush tropical vegetation and absolute abundance of game and birds make the northeast a surprising contrast to the rest
of the country.
Rièth van Schalkwyk followed the whim of a family member to break the tradition of Christmas at the seaside, packed the camper for two weeks of slow travel and camped on the banks of the Kavango, Zambezi, Chobe and Kwando to discover the magic of looking closer and staying longer.