Unique titbits to appreciate when savouring time in Namibia’s four O-regions

Near but far… the four O-regions that is… Oshikoto, Oshana, Ohangwena and Omusati are charmingly set in northern Namibia. This is where you will be welcomed by majestic Makalani Palm trees. Domestic animals such as donkeys, cows and goats abound, expressing they are...
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In love with the planet this Valentine’s Day – Trending in Namibia

If you want to fall in love this Valentine’s Day, fall in love with the planet. That is why I decided to share some environmental love from Gondwana’s side. While many people are still struggling to become accustomed to sipping smoothies through paper straws and to...
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Activities to enjoy at Gondwana’s Namib Desert Collection

The velvety Namib Desert embraced by flora and fauna,coupled with matchless antiquity,is what lures most visitors to Namibia. While you are here, I hope you stay at one of our Namib Desert Collection establishments for a Namib Experience, as they are set close to the...
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A collection of travelogues from all around Namibia…

Travel Tips

Is Namibia a safe destination for solo female travellers?

Solo travelling is like a gift to yourself, even though some people, most likely your mum, might feel edgy when her darling daughter wants to venture into the unknown all by herself. Sounds like fun? Great, then continue reading. To answer the question right away:...

Reasons why you should visit a township in Namibia

Many people travel to Namibia to explore the velvety Namib Desert and to be captivated by the sight of where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Others prefer marvelling at animals as they roam about in search of their daily nourishment in the Etosha National Park, while...

Ecology & Nature
In love with the planet this Valentine’s Day – Trending in Namibia

In love with the planet this Valentine’s Day – Trending in Namibia

If you want to fall in love this Valentine’s Day, fall in love with the planet. That is why I decided to share some environmental love from Gondwana’s side. While many people are still struggling to become accustomed to sipping smoothies through paper straws and to...

People & Culture
Do you know about this gorgeous jewellery from Namibia?

Do you know about this gorgeous jewellery from Namibia?

The onyoka is a unique piece of jewellery made from mussel shells and it is often seen decked stunningly around most aawambo women’s necklines during joyous occasions or even as they run errands in northern Namibia. This necklace is worn to perfectly match their...

Stories & History
Do you remember playing carrom or finger board in Namibia?

Do you remember playing carrom or finger board in Namibia?

Some would refer to it as finger board, but as for my brothers and I, it was simply carrom board. Recently, as my Dad and I were in search for our stored winter items in the garage I stumbled upon a few pieces of this game and instantly reminisced about the many great...

Miscellaneous
Experience glimpses of Namibia through Gondwana’s lens

Experience glimpses of Namibia through Gondwana’s lens

Isn’t the best way to see Namibia through your own eyes? Absolutely! I understand that you cannot visit right now as you’ve just returned to work or university, so here are a few artistically curated videos to whet your appetite for a future Namibian escapade. A...

Gondwana Collection

Activities to enjoy at Gondwana’s Namib Desert Collection

The velvety Namib Desert embraced by flora and fauna,coupled with matchless antiquity,is what lures most visitors to Namibia. While you are here, I hope you stay at one of our Namib Desert Collection establishments for a Namib Experience, as they are set close to the...
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4 Reasons why travelling to Namibia is good for your soul

Traveling influences our lives in unique and positive ways. Whether it’s an around-the-world adventure or an occasional weekend away to experience the beautiful corners of Namibia, it absolutely is a vital part of reviving our souls. Maybe you are thinking of setting...
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Have you experienced the bliss of rain in Namibia?

Rain in Namibia is something special. When the heavens finally open and rain falls to the earth, Namibian spirits instantly lift. When the first drops finally fall, we shift from a gloomy hot summer day’s mood to absolute ecstasy. I will always remember holidays on...
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