Damara Mopane Lodge in Namibia

Situated in Damaraland, and having so many Mopane trees in the camp area, it is obvious that the lodge should be called Damara Mopane Lodge. Due to the fact that the area is situated in the endemic region of Namibia, it is no wonder that the fauna and flora is...

Where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean

On the 8th of February during our month road trip in Namibia, Daniele and I went with our 4x4 to explore where the Southern Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean and reached the impressive landmark of Sandwich Harbour. We met Ben the owner of Sand Waves in front of...

Desert Whisper, an exclusive retreat in the Namib Desert

Desert Whisper in the Namib Desert of Namibia is an exclusive retreat. This extraordinary design lodge is a private, couple guests-only retreat nestled among a rock formation in the middle of a desert valley, part of the Gondwana Collection. Inspired by nature and...

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Desert Whisper, an exclusive retreat in the Namib Desert

Desert Whisper, an exclusive retreat in the Namib Desert

Desert Whisper in the Namib Desert of Namibia is an exclusive retreat. This extraordinary design lodge is a private, couple guests-only retreat nestled among a rock formation in the middle of a desert valley, part of the Gondwana Collection. Inspired by nature and...

Make the most of your Namibia2Go self-drive Safari

Make the most of your Namibia2Go self-drive Safari

It's been established, self-drive safaris are the new fan favorite. From eating biscuits next to a watering hole to spotting a leopard in a tree or squirrel gathering food, experiencing unique Namibian moments, are much more appreciable on a self-drive safari. But...

Travelling in Namibia during the wet season

Travelling in Namibia during the wet season

During the months of November to April, Namibia is known to experience the annual rain fall, which is the so called rain season or better known as wet season. There are many debates on whether it is better to travel in Namibia during the wet season or the dry season,...

Ecology & Nature
Damara Mopane Lodge in Namibia

Damara Mopane Lodge in Namibia

Situated in Damaraland, and having so many Mopane trees in the camp area, it is obvious that the lodge should be called Damara Mopane Lodge. Due to the fact that the area is situated in the endemic region of Namibia, it is no wonder that the fauna and flora is stacked...

People & Culture
The Reason Behind The Friendly Namibian

The Reason Behind The Friendly Namibian

Has a holiday destination ever so gripped you, that you’d wish to stay there forever? I will well believe you, especially if that place is Namibia. When visiting this desert jewel country for the first time, you will soon realize how no photo will ever righteously...

Stories & History
Delightful Swakopmund

Delightful Swakopmund

Most Namibian journeys lead to the coast where the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean kisses the windswept dunes of the Namib Desert. It is a magnificent sight to behold for those who have the privilege to disembark here. Namibia might surprise you with its historic richness,...

Miscellaneous
My 6 favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek, Namibia

My 6 favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek, Namibia

As a lover of good food, and good coffee, I made a list of my personal favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek to share with you. Although I don’t always eat breakfast, especially when I’m in a rush in the mornings, I do love a hearty egg and bacon breakfast on a toasty...

Gondwana Collection

Damara Mopane Lodge in Namibia

Situated in Damaraland, and having so many Mopane trees in the camp area, it is obvious that the lodge should be called Damara Mopane Lodge. Due to the fact that the area is situated in the endemic region of Namibia, it is no wonder that the fauna and flora is...

Desert Whisper, an exclusive retreat in the Namib Desert

Desert Whisper in the Namib Desert of Namibia is an exclusive retreat. This extraordinary design lodge is a private, couple guests-only retreat nestled among a rock formation in the middle of a desert valley, part of the Gondwana Collection. Inspired by nature and...

Green-tripping Namibia in the time of Covid-19: A travelogue from the heart   

The earth’s fruit-basket . . . Damara Mopane Lodge, twenty kilometres east of Khorixas and a smooth and easy drive from Etosha Safari Camp, is out-of-the-ordinary extraordinary. Besides being an attractive lodge set in a mopane woodland, each spacious chalet has,...