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New book supports the conservation of Carmine Bee-eaters

20. June 2019, inke - Culture, Gondwana Collection

Bird lover and hobby photographer Pompie Burger launched his latest book tonight (20 June) in Windhoek. Chariots of Fire supports the conservation of the Carmine Bee-eater colony close to Zambezi Mubala Lodge which is said to be one of the largest breeding colonies in Africa. It also serves to inform local Namibians as well as tourists about how the delicate balance of the river ecosystem affects Carmine Bee-eaters.

New book supports the conservation of Carmine Bee-eaters

Land Art honours the Wild Horses at Klein-Aus Vista

17. June 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Culture

A 100x150m galloping horse has been set in stone on the plains of Klein-Aus Vista Lodge in south-western Namibia in honour of Namibia’s century-old population of wild horses whose future hangs in the balance. The Wild Horse is the third ‘earth drawing’ or ‘geoglyph’ that siblings Anni Snyman and PC Janse van Rensburg have created with their group of volunteers as part of the Site Specific Collective, a land art project that brings nature and art together in large scale.

Land Art honours the Wild Horses at Klein-Aus Vista

The E-powering 7-Rivers Journey of Discovery reaches the Kunene!

10. June 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Economics

Having ridden 2120km on his e-bike, Steve Galloway has reached Epupa Falls on the Kunene River, the halfway point of his journey. Steve’s journey to promote e-powering (e-mobility and e-learning) and to celebrate the country’s impressive conservation status of having 47% of its land under protection began three weeks ago on the Orange River.

The E-powering 7-Rivers Journey of Discovery reaches the Kunene!

Promoting e-powering in Namibia: The 7-Rivers Journey of Discovery

13. May 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection

On 13 May 2019, Steve Galloway pedalled off on a 4000-kilometre journey to promote E-powering and environmental awareness. His two-month road trip will traverse the country from the south to the north, incorporating Namibia’s perennial rivers. Steve is a well-known figure from the banking and mining sectors, and more recently also the tourism sector as the chairperson of the Gondwana Collection Namibia.

Promoting e-powering in Namibia: The 7-Rivers Journey of Discovery

Gondwana heads into Namibia’s wild northwest

04. April 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

Another two attractive lodges will be added to the product range of the Gondwana Collection Namibia on 1 May 2019. Well-known Palmwag Lodge with its large concession area has been a popular holiday destination in Damaraland for many years. It is the gateway to sparsely populated Kaokoland where adventure beckons. The second property, Omarunga Lodge, is located close to the Epupa Falls on the banks of the Kunene River in the far north of the Kunene Region.

Gondwana heads into Namibia’s wild northwest

Camping made easy with Kalahari Anib Camping2Go

29. March 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

Green acacias and yellow grass on the red sand of Kalahari dunes which extend over hundreds of kilometres. Gondwana Kalahari Park provides you with unforgettable impressions of the world’s largest continuous stretch of sand. This landscape of red dunes and yellow savannah is home to many animals such as oryx antelope, springbok, bat-eared fox and ostrich. It is right here, where Kalahari Anib Camping2Go is situated, 30km northeast of Mariental.

Camping made easy with Kalahari Anib Camping2Go

Dirt roads, desert & starlit dinner

22. March 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

There are few things as liberating as hitting the road to the south. The mere thought of the transition from tar road to gravel already conveys a holiday feeling that replenishes the spirit. With an all-girls group of friends, we set off to Namib Desert Camping2Go’s recently introduced campsite in the south. We wanted… needed to be as close to nature as possible. To soak up the sounds of nature when sitting around the campfire at night.

Dirt roads, desert & starlit dinner

On the Road again: from Damaraland to Etosha and the Okavango River

19. March 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

After a good rest I am full of beans for the next leg of the journey – the Etosha-Cuvelai Route, which leads from the heart of the country to the north, and I head eastwards towards the town of Outjo, the gateway to Etosha National Park. Every visit to Etosha is a surprise, revealing something new. From here I continue through the Owambo regions heading northeast. Anticipation starts to build up as I enter this greener part of the country with its perennial river systems.

On the Road again: from Damaraland to Etosha and the Okavango River

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