Windhoek Jazz Festival 2016

30th of September 2016 10:12

Who's who at the Windhoek Jazz Festival 2016 Source: The Namibian Newspaper www.namibian.com.na Jazz has always been an expression of feelings, thoughts and a representation of cultural diversity. Mainly started in the United States, its innovation and creativity sparked a movement in communities, eventually spreading to all corners of the world and stars such as Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis a


A day with the Batswana people of Namibia

7th of December 2015 11:00

The Batwana People of Namibia By Martha Kamkuemah “You say dumela mmewhen greeting the women,” says Gertrude. Gertrude is my local tour guide. She will be showing me around her village called Metsweding. “To greet the men you say dumela ntate. Just say gosiameto say goodbye.Gosiamealso means okay. Later I’ll show you around the village. And in the evening you can meet the other villagers.” I am intrigued by her language a


Exploring South Eastern Namibia

2nd of November 2015 07:52

Exploring South Eastern Namibia By: Martha Kamkuemah There is a saying in a local language that loosely translates to, "You don't travel, you don't see". I began my 7-day tour of south eastern Namibia with stopover in the town of Gobabis. I learned there is more to this town famous for its cattle. The word Gobabis has two meanings. Gobabis is a Khoe-Khoe Gowab word. Linguistic proponents and oral traditions say that Gobabis is


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Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Willem Kruger

30th of June 2014 10:28

After hearing about Willem Kruger's excellent landscape photography we decided to track him down and get him to share some of his best advice to photographers who want to capture the best of Namibia. Read on for tips and anecdotes from Willem's last photo safari through the Land of the Brave... Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. I went on a landscape photography safari in the southern parts of Namibia with my


Namibia's Most Exclusive Getaways (Part 2)

25th of June 2014 11:38

We have already shared three magnificent getaway destinations in our previous blog post. Now, today, we give you another three establishments in Namibia that provide guests with the ultimate in comfort, relaxation and exclusivity. This post will be giving you a brief look at the Lianshulu Lodge, the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge and the AiAiba Lodge. 1. Lianshulu Lodge The lodge overlooks the perennial Kwando River.(Image via Expert Africa)  


Namibia's Most Exclusive Getaways (Part 1)

23rd of June 2014 11:10

Sometimes you just have to get away from it all. Lucky for you, Namibia is widely regarded as one of the best travel destinations in the world to do just this. With an extremely low population density and an incredible variety of landscapes to choose from the Land of the Brave has become a top destination for travellers looking for somewhere to retreat to. This week we are focusing on six remote and exclusive destinations. Part 1, which you have


The Annual Windhoek Jazz Festival preparations in full swing

12th of November 2012 08:26

Who's who at the Windhoek Jazz festival Source: The Namibian Newspaper: www.namibian.com.na Jazz has always been an expression of feelings, thoughts and a representation of cultural diversity. Mainly started in the United States, its innovation and creativity sparked a movement in communities, eventually spreading to all corners of the world and stars such as Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and Ella Fi


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