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Climbing the Dunes of Sossusvlei
There are several massive dunes near the iconic Sossusvlei in Namibia, and hiking to the top of these dunes is a wonderful way to get amazing panoramic views of the famous vlei and its surroundings. There are no restrictions as to what dunes you can climb up, but there are trails that are more popular than others. Read more
Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the 24th Anniversary of Independence
OSHAKATI, OSHANA REGION (21 March 2014) – I would like to start by expressing a warm welcome to our Guest of Honour, His Excellency Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Dame Jonathan and the entire Nigerian delegation... Read more
Perked Up: African Wild Dogs
It’s not easy getting this close to an African wild dog. Although they are social animals sometimes seen in packs of up to 40 individuals, they are among the most endangered mammals in the world. Read more
Rafting down the Kunene River with crocodiles
Our trusty Land Cruiser was filled with dust as we drove across the rocky mountains of the Kunene Region, as far North in Namibia as we could go. We passed through the last town, Opuwo (meaning ‘the end’ in Herero), and deep into what used to known as Kaokoland or faraway land, then all the way up to the Angolan border. At Epupa the lush Kunene River appeared in front of us like a mirage. A palm-fringed oasis in the middle of the desert. Read more

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