Going on holiday in Namibia is not just about serene landscapes and safaris. The Land of the Brave has loads of extreme adventure on offer for visitors looking to get their blood pumping. In this blog we’ll be looking at ten activities for all you adrenaline junkies, speed freaks and explorers out there. Get ready for adventure…(Image via Cazenove + Loyd) Kitesurfing The fresh south westerly winds that reach Walvis Bay lagoon make thi
Anette Mossbacher is a professional photographer who has lived in Africa and Asia and has spent a great deal of time in the remote wilderness and bush getting face to face with wildlife. Anette’s nature and wildlife photographs have been published in magazines, books, commercials and have won several awards including the International Photography Awards in 2014. In this blog post she shares with us a few tips for taking photos in Namibia..
The seaside town of Swakopmund is a regular destination for local and international tourists. The town always bustles with activity and there are plenty of places to eat and drink in the little holiday town. Here is just a taste of what’s on offer... Breakfast in Swakop Image courtesy of Village Café Village Café 21 Sam Nujoma Ave +264 64 404723 Loved by locals and tourists alike for its quirky character and good service. Perfect
If you’ve been Namibia before, or if you’ve read about it, you know that it is a wildly popular place for photographers to visit. Sites like Sossusvlei, Fish River Canyon, Kolmanskop and Etosha National Park are all spectacular places to capture on film… But what if you want something a little different from your photography safari? Well don’t worry we’ve got you covered- Here are some alternative photographic destinations in Namibia…
There’s a new Arts & Crafts Centre in the holiday town of Swakopmund and it’s 100% Namibian. On the surface, it is a fantastic venue for locals and tourists to soak up Namibian art and enjoy something to eat and drink at the new Yambeke restaurant. But at its heart lies a grander ambition: the training and uplifting of local artists. Namibian people have a vibrant, diversified culture, which this Centre wants to promote and develop.
Springtime in Namibia is from September to November and is a wonderful time to travel. The temperatures start to climb but it rarely gets too too hot. The land begins to slowly stir and there is a buzz in the air as everyone and everything waits in restless anticipation of the coming rains. The popcorn tree – better known as a blossoming Swarthaak. In a country where sun and warm temperatures are pretty much all year round, a more relia
Johanna Read runs Travel Eater, a blog focused on food and travel. Today she shares with us five essentials that will help you make the most of your safari through Namibia... +++++++ Namibia Safari Essentials Photos and words by Johanna Read Safari in Namibia- there's nothing quite like it. Namibia is a great place to go on safari. Not only will you see amazing animals — leopard, cheetah and desert-adapted elephant
Just below Namibia's Etosha National Park, Andersson’s Camp has a ground-level hide that is a fantastic way to get up close and personal with some of Etosha’s wildlife. If you are a keen photographer, or just a nature lover, then read on as we will be telling you why you need to get yourself to this awesome wildlife watching spot. Zebras making their way to a waterhole with Andersson's Camp in the background.(Photo via Wilderness Safari
Namibia’s mighty dunes and rolling deserts often take centre stage, but there are other types of awesome landscapes in the Land of the Brave. This blog will be covering some of our country’s unique collection of mountains and mountain ranges where the adventurous can hike, explore, or simply take in the majesty of the world from a lookout point. The Naukluft Mountain Range.(Image via Agama River Camp) Brukkaros This mountain loo
Namibia Wildlife Resorts has reopened the doors to the hot springs of Gross Barmen. The once much-loved resort fell into disrepair, but is now back with brand new facilities and is sure to be a holiday hotspot once again. Whether you’re looking for a weekend retreat or just a day-get-away, there’s something for everyone at Gross Barmen... The Facilities Take a long relaxing soak in the inside pool, which has been cooled from it’s na