Notes From Ohorongo

Travelling on Your Own to Namibia

Travelling on Your Own to Namibia

Not everybody likes travelling by themselves, but for others there is nothing better than taking overseas trip alone. If you are predisposed to give solo travelling a shot and you haven’t done it before, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you have a...

The Namibian Coastline

The Namibian Coastline

The Namibian coastline is unlike any other in the world. It is a harsh environment, where a cold Atlantic Ocean meets an enormous desert and, in some places, the massive, red sand dunes slope down steeply right to the ocean with hardly a beach to speak of. In fact,...

Animals Found in Namibia

Animals Found in Namibia

There isn’t just one reason why Namibia – and Ohorongo Safaris – should be your next destination if you want to experience Africa. There is probably not another country on the continent that can serve up such a diverse cocktail of what Africa is all about, from the...

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...

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...