Damaraland

Damaraland

Damaraland was a region in Namibia and has a somewhat muddled and confusing history, not always even referring to exactly the same area. Initially, during the 19th century, Damaraland was a larger region described as the “central portion of German South-West Africa”...
The Elephants Found in Namibia

The Elephants Found in Namibia

You’ve no doubt heard of Namibia’s “desert elephants” but we should set the record straight. There are only two types of elephants in the world, namely Asian and African elephants. The Asian elephant is physically smaller and has smaller ears and tusks. No such thing...
The Fish River Canyon

The Fish River Canyon

The Fish River Canyon is the biggest and deepest gorge in Africa and, after the Grand Canyon, the second-biggest in the entire world. It is located in the southern regions of Namibia in the Ai-Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. It’s a ravine of enormous scale and...
Before You Travel to Namibia

Before You Travel to Namibia

Namibia is an incredible travel destination and unique in Africa for several reasons. Where else in Africa can you find hundreds of kilometres of orange desert dunes, enormous seal colonies, imposing granite mountains and gorges, endless savannahs, and lush river...
Travelling in Namibia

Travelling in Namibia

Namibia is a very popular travel destination and has become world-renowned for several of its unique features, whether this is the Namib– the oldest desert in the world – or the unforgettable Etosha National Park with its rich diversity of wildlife, which includes the...
The rains at last

The rains at last

Climate change affects some regions worse than others; it seems the most precarious environments suffer the most. Most of Namibia has endured a 6-year drought, the worst since 1982. This has affected rural communities seeking water and feed for their livestock and...