Namib Desert

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2018-05-28T16:16:16+02:00Jul 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |

Startling contrasts in two great deserts Namibia, an arid country of surprising contrasts, is home to two great deserts. Along its length, the vast shifting sand sea of the Namib sprawls inland along the Atlantic coastline. In the interior, the plateau slopes away to the north and east to meet the Kalahari Desert. Over the years, there have been a number of cultural influences that have all added to the unique atmosphere of Namibia. At various times Germany, Great Britain and South Africa have all governed the territory, but it was with the eventual independence of Namibia in 1990 that the [...]

Camelthorn Self Drive

2018-05-28T16:16:38+02:00Apr 3rd, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Camelthorn Self Drive - Budget [divider_advanced color="#6c0f0f" thickness="4"] Safari Highlighs Although the Camelthorn is a 10 day self drive safari aimed at the budget end of the market, it still manages to offer a decent variety of accommodation in a selection of Namibia's major tourist attractions. The camelthorn is a well-known and one of the most common trees in Namibia. It prefers sandy soils and grows up to 20m high with a characteristic spreading crown. View of the Waterberg Plateau Large concentration of Springbok are common in Etosha Dead trees at Deadvlei - near Sossusvlei Zebra & Gnu Camelthorn_05 Elegantly drinking [...]