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A Travel Blog by esploratore
This is our (Christina and my) first trip together to Africa! I lived in the Congo for years and have always wanted to go back to Africa, but Christina resisted...having heard all of my scary stories. But that was Zaire under a crumbling dictatorship ...
A Travel Blog by kuruma
This is a blog following our Oasis Overland expedition. We will be meeting the truck in Spain, crossing over to Morocco then travelling down to Cape Town in South Africa.
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A Travel Blog entry by esploratore from Kaokoland, Namibia
... night, we headed out the next morning for our long long drive through Damaraland down to Swakopmund. I can't wait to return to Kaokoland to explore it more fully for a longer time, Khowarib Lodge was a perfect base to explore this area...it was a ...
A Travel Blog entry by dusted from Opuwo, Namibia
... Jubilation and surprise all round. Frodo and Rose had done their bit, and we were a touch closer to the northern parts of the Kaokoland. Larium Diary entry for the day: "Chris saw a man in an ostrich suit, in about 40 degrees, alongside the ...
A Travel Blog entry by tounphoto from Opuwo, Kunene, Namibia
... Galton gate. We took the track and the road C35, then C41 towards Opuwo. Geographically, Opuwo is the capital of Kaokoland's region, and administratively the capital of Kunene's district. It's located in the middle of an area populated ...
A Travel Blog entry by djchurch from Epupa Falls, Namibia
... Namibia with disdain and gave them the name "ovaHimba" or "those who beg." Eventually the Himba moved back into the Kaokoland where they continued their pastoral life style. As the 20th century moved on, and more and more African tribal people adopted ...
A Travel Blog entry by jonclark2000 from Noordoewer, Namibia
... myself coming back here in the future for a longer trip. I think 2 months should do it! I'd like to take a 4WD up to Kaokoland and Damaraland and explore the scenery and the tribes there. I'd like to come back and hike in Fish River Canyon and try a ...
A Travel Blog entry by charmedlife from Kamanjab, Namibia
... bakeries in the smallest of towns. We visit a tribal area called Oase Village where the tribespeople migrated from the far north Kaokoland region of Namibia, close to the Angolan border, living their traditional way in their village on a farm. We visit ...
A Travel Blog entry by parleusted from Kamanjab, Namibia
... unique, living their lives as they have for millennia. Most Himba settlements today are in northern Namibia in the Kaokoland Region and are difficult to reach. The proximity of this particular settlement to Khamanjab made it possible for us ...
A Travel Blog entry by craigandclare from Opuwo, Namibia
... ranges are intercepted by wide gravel plains, which run into sandy, vegetated riverbeds and hot, dry valleys. We enter Kaokoland where we overnight. The early morning drive on unsealed dust roads was much like a roller coaster ride. We ...
A Travel Blog entry by esploratore from Swakopmund, Namibia
The drive down from Kaokoland through Damaraland and on out to the Skeleton Coast was long (580km!) but passed through some of the most epic, beautiful landscapes of our trip! We drove from the distant outback with Himba girls selling their crafts along ...
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Etambura, Namibia's first Himba co-owned camp is situated in Orupembe Conservancy on top of one of the highest hills above the holy plains of Onjuva where livestock and springbok peacefully graze together. Etambura is the ideal place to relax. Etambura ...Traveler Rating
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