Namibia

Somewhere on the Dunes

Namibia travel stories

About One Little Himba

"Ask her what her favorite thing to do is," I said. Jaco asked, and the little fifteen year-old Himba replied that it was cooking. She looked so precious, healthy, happy, but then also so alien to me. She was naked from the waist up, except for a few strings of beads...

Click n’ Clack

I've been lucky recently with good guides. It is especially pleasant when you don't want or need one, but they are being forced on you by regulations of the place you are visiting, like in Namibia's Brandberg -- home to some of the world's most famous rock art dating...

Cats and Caves

I feel caged in big cities sometimes, so I was more than happy to get back to Nature, even though it meant climbing down into the musty and stinky Arnhem Caves of Namibia in search of bats. Ankle-deep in guano, we searched in the darkness for flying creatures with big...

Red Sands of Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei has waited for me long enough. Seeing it in the first light of dawn made me want to run along the crest of the nearest dune and not stop until I reach the sun. However, scaling the sand dunes is hard work. Eventually, I took off my shoes and, packing more...

Cheetah Chaterbox

If you ever scratched behind a cat's ear and heard it purr, you know how hypnotizing and sweet this faint tractor-like sound is. Now keeping that in mind, try to imagine what a purring cheetah sounds like. Namibian farmers' rights are far better protected then...

Are you ready for Travel?

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This