The National Parks of Namibia- /Ai /Ais and Bwabwata

6th of December 2014 08:24

A few months ago we had a look at two national parks in Namibia that you may not have been familiar with (you can find that post here). Today we will once more be looking at two less well-known parks that you can visit in Namibia: The /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park and Bwabwata National Park. The /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park at sunset. (Image via Safari Bookings)   /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park A lone

Birding on Namibia's Rivers with Mark Paxton

4th of December 2014 01:36

Today we travel to the Kavango Region. This part of Namibia is famed for its incredible biodiversity and, in particular, its birdlife. We figured the best way to find out about the amazing birds you can spot in this part of Namibia would be to interview a local expert and bird guide, Mark Paxton, who runs Shamvura Camp on the Okavango River. African Openbills, African Darters and hippos on the Okavango River.(Photo by Ethan Kistler via Natu

Where to Stay in Namibia's Lush North East

13th of November 2014 01:40

Staying in the north east of Namibia is a great way to add something a little bit different to your itinerary when exploring our vast country. However, because of the distance from Windhoek, you will not be able to simply pop in for the day. So, to help you explore this extraordinary place we’ve picked out five lodges you can use as a base when exploring the Zambezi and Kavango Regions.  Paddling out on to the Zambezi River.(Picture

The 2014 Chris Benz Luderitz Speed Challenge

11th of November 2014 01:08

The small coastal town of Luderitz in the south of Namibia is renowned for its laidback atmosphere and friendly locals. However, every year around October, the sleepy seaside community hosts one of the wildest water sports events in the world: The Luderitz Speed Challenge. Sunshine and speed on the Luderitz Channel.(Photo by Greg Beadle) Since 2007 some of the world’s most renowned kitesurfers and windsurfers have been coming to Luderit

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Chris Schmid

3rd of November 2014 12:59

Award winning photographer Chris Schmid has always tried to express his feelings by sharing his experiences and emotions through the images he has captured. We recently spoke to the Sony Global Imaging Ambassador about the time he spent capturing images in Namibia, and here’s what he had to say… Image © Chris Schmid /    1. Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. Namibia is

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Richard Garvey-Williams

29th of September 2014 07:18

Published photographer and nature enthusiast Richard Garvey-Williams has been to Namibia twice on photo safaris. Richard was kind enough to sit down with us and tell us about his experiences in Namibia and how you can get the most out of your photography in the Land of the Brave.  Two gemsbok in dramatic scenery in the Namib-Rand Reserve    Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. There were so many,

The Ghosts of Etosha

24th of September 2014 11:54

The “white ghosts” of Etosha are something that any explorer of Namibia's national park should try and catch a glimpse of. Namibian photographer and elephant lover, Anja Denker, is here to tell you what it is like spending time with these gentle giants and how you can observe and photograph these magnificent creatures. The Ghosts of Etosha Photos and words byAnja Denker   The great white place The word Etosha literally means “great

Capture Namibia: Photography tips from Marina Cano

19th of September 2014 12:27

Marina Cano is an award winning Spanish photographer who recently spent some time in Namibia. She took several amazing shots of the Land of the Brave and its creatures. We tracked her down and got her to share some of her wisdom and a few of her favourite shots from her trip. Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. There were many incredible moments in Namibia, it’s difficult to choose just one. But early one mo

Where to Stay in Etosha National Park

11th of September 2014 09:02

So, you want to visit Etosha National Park? Of course you do. It is one of the most highly regarded national parks in Africa. The park has an enormous amount and variety of wildlife and guests are frequently treated to sightings of several rare and endangered animals. If you are going to visit Etosha, you will need a place to over night. This blog will give you the low down on where to stay while you explore this national treasure. A dazzle of z

Four Scenic 4x4 Mountain Passes in Namibia

20th of August 2014 01:32

If you are into 4x4 adventures, Namibia has some beautiful mountain passes just for you. We have selected four passes on routes that start in Windhoek and head down the face of the Great Escarpment and into the Namib Desert and beyond. Namibia's mountainous regions are well-worth exploring.   A Short Note on 4x4’s in Namibia Upon arriving in Namibia for the first time you would be forgiven for thinking that much of the driving you do arou

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