What kind of experience would suit me best in Namibia?

We all have our preferred choices when it comes to going on holiday; some prefer to lounge at the pool with a good read, while others would rather hike through the Fish River Canyon. No matter what your individual holiday style is, the vast and unique landscapes of...
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Reasons why people from Namibia are awesome

To me, the most amazing thing about Namibia is the people. They are simultaneously warm and friendly, and oftentimes a handful too, just as in any other family or community. Hence, the awe-inspiring landscapes, clear skies and starry nights of Namibia are incomplete...
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How do you master the art of ‘no worries’ when in Namibia?

At some point or another we have all been the worrying sister, brother, friend or parent. What do we worry about? Tomorrow, of course, tangled in our fictional trials that are often exaggerated. Life is savoured much more when we worry less…but this is definitely...
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A collection of travelogues from all around Namibia…

Travel Tips

What kind of experience would suit me best in Namibia?

We all have our preferred choices when it comes to going on holiday; some prefer to lounge at the pool with a good read, while others would rather hike through the Fish River Canyon. No matter what your individual holiday style is, the vast and unique landscapes of...

How do you master the art of ‘no worries’ when in Namibia?

At some point or another we have all been the worrying sister, brother, friend or parent. What do we worry about? Tomorrow, of course, tangled in our fictional trials that are often exaggerated. Life is savoured much more when we worry less…but this is definitely...

The highlights of exploring Aus, Namibia

Who said little towns do not have much to offer? Well, Aus is but a little desert town in the south of Namibia, nestled in the ||Karas Region. This quaint town is snuggled between the most visited towns in the south, namely Lüderitz (125 km away) and Keetmanshoop (215...

Ecology & Nature
Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

We all have fused common desires – to be heard, to be appreciated, to be encouraged, to be challenged and to make a meaningful contribution to something greater than ourselves. – It is no wonder we are charmed by animals and appreciate game drives. Hence, I admire...

People & Culture
Reasons why people from Namibia are awesome

Reasons why people from Namibia are awesome

To me, the most amazing thing about Namibia is the people. They are simultaneously warm and friendly, and oftentimes a handful too, just as in any other family or community. Hence, the awe-inspiring landscapes, clear skies and starry nights of Namibia are incomplete...

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
Does Namibia even have Soccer World Cup Excitement?

Does Namibia even have Soccer World Cup Excitement?

Prior to the first whistle blown, the World Cup Excitement was already ignited, as loyal fans preselected their favourite teams from many years ago. While, others seem to team-hop due to the inconsistency of trusted players like Messi, and some aren’t the slightest...

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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