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White-stemmed Acacia

Trees of Namibia

White stemmed acacia: Acacia polyacantha are also known as mukoka and is found in the dry woodlands of the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip). A very straight growing plant it reaches 20m high with a largish trunk that measures over half a metre. The dark yellow-grey bark peels to display a whitish inner layer.

Livestock and game browse the pale green leaves and white flowers change to a creamy colour in November to February. Dark-green seeds are revealed when the oblong dark brown pod matures. Medicinal uses include treatment for snakebites, sore throats and flu.

Topaz - Honeymoon Self Drive

20 Days - By using a range of accommodation types and styles this self drive manages to keep costs down while still visiting spectacular areas of the country.

Diamond - Honeymoon Self Drive

14 Days - This spectacular self-drive itinerary, created especially for honeymooners, is the ultimate experience that Namibia has to offer in terms of luxury and exclusivity.

Tourmaline - Honeymoon Self Drive

14 Days - Still staying in top quality accommodation the Tourmaline is a more realistic itinerary for those on a more upper mid-range budget.

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14 Days - A good value for money mid range honeymoon self drive, visiting the best Namibia has to offer

Aquamarine - Honeymoon Self Drive

9 Days - Etohsa Park & the dunes of the Namib Desert are the two main attractions on this trip

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