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NAMIBIA: Peaceful And Expensive, Be Aware Of Tourist Robbery Always Coordinated By Taxi Drivers.

Namibia is in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean.

Formerly a colony of Germany, Namibia was administered by South Africa under a League of Nations mandate after WWI, and annexed as a province of South Africa after WWII. 7,307 more words

Fish River Canyon, Namibia

STOP 30 | Day 92 to 93 |

Just when we thought we had seen all the beauty Namibia had to offer, we were in awe of our next stop – Fish River Canyon. 475 more words


A Blog Post About Human Development. And Town Meetings. And A Question about Cricket.

Being in the middle of nowhere has its perks.

I’m surrounded by endless desert on two sides, a perennial soul-soothing river to my south and a mighty, frigid ocean to the west. 1,402 more words

Orange River & Fish River Canyon

We were a few days into our trip and across the border into our first country – Namibia! Excitement levels were high and we only had a short distance to cover to get to our camp, Felix Unite Provenance Camp on the Orange Fiver. 283 more words

The deserted deserts of southern Namibia

From Swapokmund, we headed further into the Namib desert which takes up 81,000 sq km and most of the southern half of the country. It was incredible to drive for hours and hours and see the different types of desert scenery pass us as well as no other vehicles on the gravel road. 485 more words


Sibling Reunion Gariep Dam - Part 2

May, all over the country, was likely to have changeable weather.  In the Western Cape we were praying for rain as our dams are empty and the earth is dry.   777 more words


Pygmy Falcon

Getting near to going home time but we are still touring round. Now we are on the Orange river…. which is actually green at the moment. 64 more words