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Police Inspector General visits Canyon Lodge

22. July 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection

Police helicopters have been on 26 search and rescue missions to the Fish River Canyon during the past eight years. The total cost of dispatching helicopters to aid tourists who were lost, injured or ill amounts to more than two million Namibia dollars. Recently, the Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant General Sebastian Ndeitunga, visited the Canyon Lodge to discuss cooperation in search and rescue missions with Simon Andreas, the Manager of the Gondwana Lodges in Gondwana Canyon Park.

Police Inspector General visits Canyon Lodge

Gondwana tours Namibia with conservancy and community participants

11. July 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection

In 2019 the Gondwana Academy expanded its outreach by touring Namibia with representatives from communal conservancies and communities in the vicinity of Gondwana lodges in the Okavango and Zambezi regions.Under the trusted leadership and guidance of Orlando Haraseb from Orlando Safaris & Tours, nine young Namibians ventured out on a 12-day tour from the banks of the Zambezi River to Sossusvlei. 

Gondwana tours Namibia with conservancy and community participants

Many popularity points for Gondwana lodges on HolidayCheck

04. July 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

The online travel portal HolidayCheck has awarded the HolidayCheck Award to numerous accommodations of the Gondwana Collection Namibia. The most outstanding rating of 5.7 out of 6 suns was achieved by Canyon Village and Klein-Aus Vista Eagle's Nest Chalets followed by The Delight Swakopmund, Canyon Lodge and Kalahari Anib Lodge (5.6 each).

Many popularity points for Gondwana lodges on HolidayCheck

A rhino rubs itself against brand new Namibia2Go cars

27. June 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection

They were spanking new and had just set off on their first trip through Namibia: the Toyota Fortuner siblings with the number plates N 209776 W and N 209775 W. By chance, the two Namibia2Go rental cars were parked next to each other at a lodge in the Waterberg area - and the respective car renters got the shock of their lives. A grazing white rhino chose “to cuddle” with their rental cars and damaged the bodywork in the process. 

A rhino rubs itself against brand new Namibia2Go cars

Book in support of Carmine Bee-eaters in Zambezi

26. June 2019, inke - Gondwana Collection, Environment

Carmine Bee-eaters

Namibia’s Zambezi Region is renowned for its lush vegetation, wildlife, amazing bird species and water abundance due to the mighty Zambezi River, the Kwando and the meandering water channels of the Chobe River. But a very special occurrence tops all of that each year when thousands of feathered migrants turn the skies red to descend on a specific area from August to December to breed.

Book in support of Carmine Bee-eaters in Zambezi

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

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