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Overlanding Africa: Tips and Reviews

Camping in Namibia

At the end of 2011, I spent a month traveling overland through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia with G Adventures. This was definitely one of the best trips of my life: experiencing the backcountry of Southern Africa, camping out in the wild, meeting lifelong friends – all of which I would have missed if I’d traveled independently. While amazing […]

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Racing Against the Sands of Time – Namibia

55 million years have passed, but the world’s oldest desert is still home to massive sand dunes, roaming wildlife and clusters of dead trees.   By Abigail King | Originally published in WildJunket Magazine February/March 2012 or 55 million years, particles of sand, in shades of blood red, caramelized orange and exhausted, jaded rust have […]

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Photoblog: Wildlife Encounters in Etosha National Park, Namibia

ions on your right!” Our driver’s voice crackled through the speakers in our truck. I grabbed my camera, fixed my lens to the maximum zoom and set my vision to the distance. We were game driving in Nambia’s Etosha National Park onboard a mammoth overland truck – I didn’t expect to see much wildlife up close, any animal in their […]

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A Tribute to Africa: Beyond Dunes, Deltas and Falls

I’ve just returned from a month of travel in Southern Africa and I’m still struggling to find the right words to describe my experience.  It’s been an amazing journey of dramatic proportions – one that has given me rare experiences, shown me the beautiful sights of Africa and blessed me with lifelong friendships. On my […]

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Photoblog: Watching Sunrise Atop Sand Dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia

I’ve seen sunrise in many parts of the world, but catching sunrise from the top of sand dunes is quite something. Shades of orange and red danced across the vast desert as the wind blew the sand around us into a whirlpool. We watched a dramatic display of lights and colors as the orange yolk […]

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Photo Highlights of Namibia

Over the last week, I’ve been exploring the deserts, canyons and mountains of Namibia while overlanding in Southern Africa with G Adventures. The landscapes have been nothing short of impressive, as we feasted on starkly diverse scenery each day. Starting out our overland journey from Cape Town, we drove far north past the Orange River […]

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Dunes, Deltas and Falls: Southern Africa Overland

Having just returned from a hectic week at World Travel Market in London, I’m now off to South Africa for a month-long overland trip through Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. I’ve long dreamt of traveling overland in this part of Africa – sand boarding in the oldest desert in the world, drifting along the Okavango Delta, […]

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Namibia uncovered – Land, Sand, Sky and Water

// This is a guest post by Mohamed Khazma. With its vivid contrast and sheer beauty, Namibia creates the unusual setting for an adventure destination – it covers every category of terrain; from the breathtaking Namib Desert and Namibian coast, the Central Plateau – Namibia’s main economic infrastructure and social area; the Great Escarpment mountainous […]

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