Kalahari Anib Lodge: enjoy a sundowner drive in Namibia

This is the thirstland, a place of thorn trees, giant weavers’ nests and creatures adapted to life among the red sand dunes. It’s the Kalahari in south-eastern Namibia and it’ll share its wonders with anyone who looks with an open spirit. When you visit Kalahari Anib...
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10 photos to take in Namibia!

A good photo instantaneously compels one to pause and unknowingly drift into that beautifully portrayed image of being captivated by wonder. If you have never travelled Namibia and have been contemplating that holiday for several months now… it’s not too late. In the...
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Where can I grab a scoop of ice cream in Namibia’s capital city?

I love this time of the year, as it is a time to reflect, to create new goals or to simply welcome change. It is also a time to unwind, spend time with loved ones and fully immerse oneself in nature. And of course it is summer, which obviously serves as the perfect...
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10 photos to take in Namibia!

A good photo instantaneously compels one to pause and unknowingly drift into that beautifully portrayed image of being captivated by wonder. If you have never travelled Namibia and have been contemplating that holiday for several months now… it’s not too late. In the...

Where can I grab a scoop of ice cream in Namibia’s capital city?

I love this time of the year, as it is a time to reflect, to create new goals or to simply welcome change. It is also a time to unwind, spend time with loved ones and fully immerse oneself in nature. And of course it is summer, which obviously serves as the perfect...

4 tips to connect with locals in Namibia

Namibia’s dazzling natural beauty that never fails to ooze heaps of inspiration is something most visitors look forward to. However, it is often the connections that people form, or yearn for, that makes them want to return or simply never leave. A connection is often...

Ecology & Nature
What makes a Jackalberry tree in Namibia so special?

What makes a Jackalberry tree in Namibia so special?

Charmingly bedecking the savannas of northern Namibia is the Jackalberry tree, Diospyros mespiliformis. Omwandi is its local name in the O-regions of the country, and it is also referred to as African ebony. It is an evergreen to deciduous tree as it sheds its leaves...

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
How would you create your story in Namibia?

How would you create your story in Namibia?

Imagine lounging at the pool at one of the Gondwana properties. You have found a nice spot, where you get a bit of sunlight, but not so much that you pass-out of heat exhaustion. On the little table next to you is a well-deserved ice-cold beverage, which you deserve...

Gondwana Collection

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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Have you been to Chobe River Camp in Namibia?

As I enjoyed my morning coffee on the Chobe River Camp’s deck, distantly I could see the Chobe National Park with its open field and herds of zebras and cows roaming freely in search of their daily nourishment. Mornings here were my favourite, cool, quiet, sounds of...
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