Christopher Rimmer on Capturing Namibia's Ghost Towns

25th of February 2014 01:58

Words by Charlotte Hughes. Images by Christopher Rimmer. Southern Son Christopher Rimmer’s fascination with Namibia began in 2009 when he included images of the Himba people in his ground breaking ‘In Africa’ exhibition. Since then, he has visited Namibia several times and travelled the length and breadth of the country documenting the landscape, the wildlife and the people of this unique country through the lens of his camera. Chris’ fo

Walking through Namibia

21st of February 2014 02:22

Being on foot is one of the best ways you can take in the rugged landscapes, diverse wildlife and unique flora of Namibia. In this post we will be looking at a selection of walks that showcase the variety of on-foot adventures you can have in Namibia. Visitors on a guided walk in Damaraland. When in Namibia, go walking Once you get out into Namibia’s countryside the one thing that you should realise is that almost every lodge, camp, rest camp,

Rock Climbing in Namibia with Richard Ford

18th of February 2014 10:22

Richard Ford is an experienced rock climber and has been running an adventure and climbing company called Urban Friction in Windhoek for many years now. His company specializes in rock climbing expeditions to both near and remote parts of Namibia and recently we managed to get Richard off of the rock face for long enough to conduct a short Q and A with him about rock climbing in Namibia. Get elevated for a different perspective on Namibia. (Imag

Camping in Namibia: Etosha National Park

14th of February 2014 12:27

If you want an authentic safari adventure in Namibia then few places are better to visit than Etosha National Park. We have a guide on travelling through the park and today we will be looking at how you can organise your very own camping adventure within, or nearby, the world-renowned park. Initial planning First, you need to decide which part of the park you want to be based in or nearby. There are three gates that you can use to enter Etosha: T

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Gary Arndt

4th of February 2014 02:38

2014 Travel Photographer of the Year, Gary Arndt has visited all seven continents and over 140 countries and territories around the world. He recently spent some time in Namibia and we managed to get him to sit still long enough to give us his top tips for capturing Namibia on film. Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. I wasn't actually shooting at the time, but it was when we drove down the Long Wall. 100m

Exploring Namibia's Caves

31st of January 2014 12:44

Namibia is not only renowned for its amazing wildlife and wide variety of people but also its unique geology. In this blog post we will be looking at three very different Namibian caves that members of the public can visit and explore. There are over a hundred known caves in Namibia and most them are found in the Otjozondjupa Region in the north eastern territories of the country. Many theories have tried to explain the role that the caves have p

The Wild Dogs of Namibia

29th of January 2014 04:00

The African wild dog or Lycaon pictus is truly one of nature’s wonders. Its intelligence, social pack structure and beauty make it one of the most interesting animals to track and view on safari. Namibian conservation groups are currently trying to bring these canines back from the brink of extinction and now you can help.  Getting to know the African wild dog Once these animals could be found in over 39 countries across the African contin

EES- Saving Namibia's Rhinos with Kwaito

24th of January 2014 01:19

Namibia Kwaito sensation EES has made it through to the final round of a German talent competition and stands to win 1,000,000 EURO which will be donated to a charity of his choice. Being particularly passionate about his home country EES has declared that he will donate his winnings to the Save the Rhino Trust and other conservation projects and charities doing good work in Namibia. Ees on stage and in action. Earlier in the week EES had some t

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Scott Sporleder

21st of January 2014 03:41

Scott Sporleder is an American photographer from Laguna Beach, California. He sums up his philosophy on photography like this: "If I can get a person to daydream, zone out or relax for just 5 seconds everytime they view one of my images, than I've accomplished my goal."  We recently caught up with him and learnt how he managed to capture some amazing images while adventuring through Namibia.  Tell us about your most unforgettable

Popa Falls Camp- Another Hidden Gem in Namibia

17th of January 2014 09:51

In the north east of Namibia, perched at the top of the Okavango and overlooking the uniquely beautiful Popa Falls you can find NWR’s Popa Falls Camp. The camp is the perfect place to use as a base for exploring Namibia’s Okavango Delta and Caprivi Strip. The camp, which had fallen into disrepair, was recently re-opened by the Namibia Wildlife Resorts and is now welcoming tourists once more.   The falls, and the camp are nestled between

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