Sossusvlei Road Trip – By Chris the Travel Junkie

If there’s one place in Namibia that I keep going back to this is it. Sossusvlei has had a special place in my heart, ever since I first read about it in the ’80s and then experienced through the photography of the late Getaway Magazine photographer Patrick Wagner. If ever there was a physical placeContinue reading “Sossusvlei Road Trip – By Chris the Travel Junkie”

Sossusvlei, a Large Ephemeral Pan

Sossusvlei, a large ephemeral pan, is set amid red sand dunes that tower up to 325m above the valley floor. It rarely contains any water, but when the Tsauchab River has gathered enough volume and momentum to push beyond the thirsty plains to the sand sea, it’s completely transformed. The normally cracked dry mud givesContinue reading “Sossusvlei, a Large Ephemeral Pan”

Namibia

Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek’s Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt panContinue reading “Namibia”

Famous Spitzkoppe mountain range

It did not take me long to get inspired for this introduction back into the wild. I went through my phones photo gallery and had a glorious run down memory lane…. We in Namibia are in the privileged position to start venturing back into the bush veld. As for our neighbours and the overseas campContinue reading “Famous Spitzkoppe mountain range”

The mysterious lone men of Kaokoland

Namibia’s far north-western reaches have always held mysteries and marvels. A new mystery has recently emerged, leaving all spectators intrigued – and curious. As one of the last remaining wilderness areas in Africa, it attracts hard-core travellers and explorers. It appeals to those who have already travelled the main tarmac arteries through the country andContinue reading “The mysterious lone men of Kaokoland”