Explore Four African Countries in One Easy Road Trip

No signpost indicates the exact spot, but in northern Botswana near a place named Kazungula, four countries meet at the convergence of the Zambezi and Chobe Rivers. This is the African Quadripoint, where Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Botswana all flow into one border....
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Get to know Namibia’s fascinating dune landscape – the four main dune types

Home to the oldest desert in the world, Namibia is well known for its beautiful dunes of all forms and dimensions. They attract photographers for their ever-shifting displays of light and colours and often even an added shimmer due to minerals. Adventure-seekers adore...
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The beautiful exchange of giving back while exploring Namibia

Picture … soothing sounds of the Kwando River with a backdrop of a balmy sunrise pleasantly skulking in from the balcony of the Namushasha River Villa, while you appreciate your morning coffee and wait in anticipation for a private guided game drive in the Bwabwata...
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Welcome to the Gondwana Blog

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
Namibia’s role in the ‘Global Strike For Future’

Namibia’s role in the ‘Global Strike For Future’

“Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future? And what is the point of learning facts when the most important facts clearly mean nothing to our society?” These are the questions that 16-year-old...

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
Namibia’s forgotten artist turns ninety: Ruth Wolter-Stijn

Namibia’s forgotten artist turns ninety: Ruth Wolter-Stijn

Many years ago, while I was rummaging through some old magazines from the 60s, I came across an article about famous woodcarver Ruth Wolter, who lived on a farm in the Omaheke, bordering the Kalahari Desert. Her 26 panels of woodcarvings still grace the top floor of...

Miscellaneous
Culturally inspired snacks to try in Namibia

Culturally inspired snacks to try in Namibia

Oh, my snacks! They are loved and nibbled on by many, before or after meals, and come in unique sweet or savoury flavours. They cannot be ignored as they overflow in the check-out lane as you wait your turn to make a payment at the supermarket, your eyes wandering...

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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