Notes From Ohorongo

Namibian Villages

Namibian Villages

Namibia is a country of vast, open spaces. With the second-lowest population density of any country on earth, it’s the perfect place to escape to for some peace and quiet. It also means that any travelling by road has to be planned with some forethought. It is a...

The Namib Desert

The Namib Desert

The Namib Desert is a coastal desert stretching from its start in southern Angola, for the entire length of Namibia, and into the northern part of South Africa’s Western Cape province along the Atlantic coast. The long, narrow, desert is nowhere any wider than 200 km...

The Climate in Namibia

The Climate in Namibia

There are several reasons why Namibia is such an incredible place to visit and one of these is the climate. Namibia is the driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa and sits right in the Sub-Tropical High-Pressure Belt. It is mostly arid to semi-arid and one would expect...

10 Things to Do at Ohorongo

10 Things to Do at Ohorongo

Namibia is often referred to as the country with a thousand horizons, partly thanks to the wildly diverging collection of natural beauty and the vast distances between them. With the second-lowest population density in the world (only after Mongolia), Namibia is one...

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...

The making of Ohorongo

The making of Ohorongo

My dream in Africa has a long history. Already as a young boy it was calling mightily. I was devouring books of old explorers of those untamed wild places. Livingstone and Stanley were my heroes. Much later, when my daily life consisted of business only, I still...