Blogging from the Wild

Places to Visit in Sub Saharan Africa

When it comes to natural beauty, unique wildlife and stunning vistas, Africa has it all. There’s nowhere else quite like it on the planet.

Six Nights in Namibia

Christopher Isles and his wife Karen spent a week in Namibia, climbing dunes, discovering rock art, exploring game parks and much more.

7 Great Wilderness Camps in Namibia

Our tailor-made holidays to stunning Namibia incorporate stays in a range of camps, allowing you to experience the striking wilderness first hand. From staying on the edge of the world's second largest canyon to enjoying panoramic views of extraordinary red desert dunes, we’ve selected our seven fav…

What is Namibia Famous For?

Namibia is one of the largest countries in Africa and boasts a fascinating array of natural cultural experiences. Learn more about what Namibia is famous for.

Wildlife Opportunities in Namibia

Namibia’s spectacular landscapes are home to diverse wildlife and rich in game. With numerous wildlife opportunities available, from a wilderness safari in Damaraland to searching for black rhino and desert adapted elephants, we have highlighted below the very best this wonderful country has to offe…

A to Z of Namibia

A vast country with a sparse population, Namibia is known for its landscapes and wildlife. Below our Africa specialist Lukey Bourne presents her A-Z of this fascinating country, proving that there is far more to Namibia than first impressions might suggest. If this guide inspires you to visit, view …

Staying at Etendeka Mountain Camp in Namibia

Wending our way north, the scenery continued to get more rugged as we continued into Damaraland and up towards Kaokoland. Gone were the tar roads,replaced by gravel and the flat expanse changes to dramatic mountains as we passed over the spectacular Grootberg Pass with jaw dropping views.Our home wa…

Exploring Namibia

Think vast landscapes, huge skies and dramatic wilderness; think Namibia. Every scene is another picture postcard with an otherworldly feel. Today was no exception as we stood at the lookout overlooking Etosha Pan which is nearly 5000km2, the horizon stretching out into the distance. Add to that a h…

Nat video blogging from Namibia

If you'd like to see a video blog of Natalie on her recent trip to Namibia, please click here

Nat in Namibia - Damaraland to be exact

I had forgotten how achingly beautiful the northwest part of Namibia is - and also how underpopulated it is - 2.2 people per square kilometre. For 3 days we have barely seen another living soul, except for the occassional Himba women herding their goats and cattle. Because the soil here is rich in m…

Nat in Namibia - Epupa Falls and the Himba tribesmen

We've just reached the northern most part of our journey, and after the dry dust of the Etosha salt pan it's a vision to see the avalanch of water that comprises Epupa Falls. The journey up here was spectacular... whereas the eastern side of the country is dry and flat, as we got onto the western si…

Nat in Namibia - the land that time forgot:

Back on African soil again and it is hard to believe that it's been a year since I was out here doing the ground work for our first group trip.   After months of preparation the trip is finally upon us and the group have arrived safely in Windhoek (as has all the baggage - wonders will never cease!)…

Wild Walk in the Talesh

When WF asked me to lead the recce trip of Talesh highlands - I was wondering who wanted to go walking in the Caspian Sea Region - an area which I associate with hot and humid paddy fields scattered with plastic and other litter. Nevertheless - I took it up and last Monday I headed up to Bander-E-An…

Nat experiences Namibian style camping

Taking the bus from Windhoek to the surreal coastal town of Swakopmund, I was struck by how achingly beautiful Namibia is. As the sun set, the sky turned orange and pink, before silhouetting the mountains against a deep indigo - quite simply breathtaking. In Swakop I met up with Caesar, Jakes & Bern…

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