How the Gobabeb research centre contributes to finding solutions to Namibia’s desertification problems

How does the Dancing White Lady spider find its way back to its den in an almost straight line after hours of zigzagging about? What can we do to prevent deserts from spreading? And above all, where do we get answers to such interesting and vital questions? The last...

Why biltong is considered by Namibians to be an “all round cure”

Take a few strips of high quality raw meat, coat it with vinegar, salt, coriander, black pepper and sugar and hang it in an airy dry space protected from flies. About two weeks later your biltong is ready. The mouths of most Namibians and South Africans water at the...

Why the Mbira is considered to be a true African instrument

After a long hot and dusty day in the African wilderness, guests at Gondwana’s Etosha Safari Camp unwind to a fire crackling and the distinctive sound of the Etosha Boys, who have been entertaining their guests for years with vibrant and joyful music, giving one the...