“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir
Damara Mopane Lodge, twenty kilometres east of Khorixas and a smooth and easy drive from Etosha Safari Camp, is out-of-the-ordinary extraordinary.
Today I let go of worry, cellphones, deadlines, social media and the rush of our daily lives and thoroughly immerse myself in the journey. I have a whole day to enjoy it and to travel down the infamous Skeleton Coast to Swakopmund. What more can anyone as
As you float higher and higher into the sky on the desert breeze, the sun peeks out and illuminates the landscape below.
"All I wanted to do was get back to Africa. We had not left it, yet, but when I would wake in the night I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.” – Ernest Hemingway
It is such a joy to stay in touch with your loved ones in this way and share your day’s adventures with them in pictures; after having encountered a herd of elephants or capturing that rare bird species you hoped to find in Namibia.
The accommodation facilities of the well-known Namibian tourism company, Gondwana Collection Namibia have adapted perfectly to the new reality. This was confirmed by Eco Awards Namibia, whose independent inspectors visited most Gondwana lodges and the Del
Growing up in Namibia, and from a young age getting to explore and learn to appreciate its different landscapes and impressive vastness, it always seemed to me that no other place could ever match the marvel and wonder found here.
Do you fancy an unparalleled adventure, such as a hike in the world's second largest canyon in Africa?
The Narrative Online Shop is incredibly excited to launch a campaign in support of several Namibian community projects. Our aim is to bring Katutura artisan projects to the entire world!
Many local travellers and those from abroad are often itching to travel further northwards than the King-Nehale-Gate at the north-eastern corner of Namibia’s famous Etosha National Park but did not dare to conquer the unknown so far off the beaten track
Step into the more remote north-western corner of Namibia and experience the wild and exhilarating Kaokoland spirit . . .
Namibia's sparsely populated south with the wide plains, where the travellers' eyes can wander almost to the horizon, inspire again and again on the way to Sesriem, Sossusvlei or the Fish River Canyon, and other sights.
Moon Landscape & Welwitschia Plains An easy 30km drive from Swakopmund takes you to one of the most spectacular desert vistas - the Moon Landscape. Here, a series of small hills, gullies and ridges create an intriguing desert-scape in a medley of eart
Have you ever thought about celebrating Christmas in the Kalahari? In the sunshine, on warm, red dunes under a crystal clear sky?
The Narrative is Gondwana’s newest venture – our very own Online Store for authentically Namibian products curated by local artisans and craftsmen.
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After refreshing summer thunderstorms in Namibia, the heavens are often adorned with a beautiful natural phenomenon.
As we raised our glasses to a silent toast at the bar overlooking a waterhole in Etosha National Park, an elephant cow seemed to join in.
– unearth treasures, starting at The Desert Grace After entering Gondwana Namib Park, a trail of pink-rimmed road signs leads to The Desert Grace, like a map leading to treasure.
One of the major streets in Windhoek bears the name of a young, brave son of the soil, the legendary King Mandume ya Ndemufayo. His leadership, courage and tragic death are still very vivid in the oral and written history in Namibia and Angola.
Dear partners and friends, we are well-prepared for the return of international guests to Namibia and offer preferential services for a carefree Namibian experience.
Travel in Namibia goes back a long way. In the early days it was simply an essential survival activity. The nomadic hunters and gatherers of old followed the rain.
Did you know that Namibia pioneered the use of 4x4 vehicles more than a century ago? In 1908 one of the first ‘all-wheel-drive’ vehicles was sent to German South West Africa for the German colonial secretary.
As the scorching sun gradually turned into a gentle, skin-kissing touch, it was time to unwind at Okaukuejo’s waterhole – a peaceful, enriching favourite place ever since my childhood.
The "Heroes Acre" is the official war memorial of Namibia and is open to visitors of the public. It is under the administration of the National Heritage Council.
A swarm of bees is on its way to its nest, which is a really amazing sight, since we are in the very dry Kaokoland in Namibia.
Ancient rock paintings in Europe and Africa are popular tourist hotspots. In Namibia, a whole valley of astonishing rock engravings can be viewed at Twyfelfontein, UNESCO world heritage site.
The newest addition to the Gondwana Collection Namibia, Etosha King Nehale, has opened its doors on 10 June 2020.
Namibia is thinly populated with few towns relative to its vastness and natural landscapes. It is interesting that several towns have museums, often privately run and a visit is definitely worthwhile.
Namibia is not only known for its vast open spaces, abundant wildlife, scenic tourism hot spots but also the remarkable talent of its population to speak several local languages and easily switching between them.
Tourism in Namibia is very diverse and in addition to photo safaris, hiking, ballooning, mountaineering or playing golf, many tourists can fuel their passion for geology, botany, insect science or stargazing, in our multifaceted country.
Oshana, Omusati, Ohangwena, Oshikoto: the regions of central northern Namibia.
These days, while travelling through our beautiful country, there is hardly a route where you will not see hired or private vehicles with rooftop tents, as well as the more sophisticated alu-cabs. Adventure travelling has come a long way.
If you’re in the tourism industry, you are often asked how Namibian tourism is doing in the present economic climate, with factors like our three-year drought and current financial woes.
A hundred kilometres east of Swakopmund on the B2, at the turnoff to Spitzkoppe and Henties Bay, is a gemstone market of note. An array of sparkling stones - fluorite, tourmaline, aquamarine, crystal quartz, garnets and topaz - fill the tables.
Namibia, the driest country south of the Sahara, is struggling with water shortages at regular intervals.
A grazing white rhino chose “to cuddle” with their rental cars and damaged the bodywork in the process.
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