About the blog

My name is Anders Ellerstrand. I was born in the south of Sweden in 1960 and 50 years later I thought i had reached the peak of my life. From here it was downhill…

However, life proved to have at least one more challenge. During more than four years I was working for UN/ICAO in Windhoek, Namibia. That is what this blog is all about, and most of it is written in english.

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10 Responses to About the blog

  1. Almyra Persson says:

    Hi Anders,
    I’ve just been looking through your blog – – Bengt-Inge sent the link (I’m Almyra; his sister-in-law). We are planning a trip to Namibia over Easter next year; so this blog has given me a bit of a taste of what we can see and do – thanks! I’m a bit of an amateur photographer, and have been admiring some of your photos – what camera do you use??
    Hi to B-I.
    Cheers,
    Almyra

    • Anders says:

      Hi Almyra,
      Thank you! Yes , there is much to do and see in this country. You are going to like it!

      I’m using two cameras. A small one (Casio Exilim), and a slightly larger one – an Olympus Pen EP-1. With the Olympus I have a very nice M.Zuiko telezoom ED 75-300 (150-600) that helps me come a little bit closer to the animals.

      See you in Easter next year?

      / Anders

  2. Anthony says:

    Hello Anders,

    Would you please tell me which theme you’re using for this blog ? I’m discovering it because I plan to visit Namibia in a couple of months (May-June 2014) and it looks a good idea to create a blog after such a trip :-).

    Thank you !

  3. Rick Wolfe says:

    Hi
    I have a circa 1902 postcard of Fort Otjimbingwe.
    If you would like to include it in your story on Fort Otjimbingwe you have my permission.
    Here is a link to it.
    http://www.wolfestamp.com/ebay/2013/h0188.jpg

    Rick Wolfe
    Wolfe Stamp & Coin Co.
    Crosby MN

  4. Richard Pakleppa says:

    Dear Anders

    I am a Namibian film maker and write to enquire about the image of the old Airport in Windhoek (“J G Strydom Airport”) . We are making a documentary and would like to kindly request to use your picture. Please let us know if this is possible and if it is possible to receive a high resoultion of the foto from you.
    WIth Best Wishes
    Richard Pakleppa

  5. Hi Anders

    I came across your pics of the kudu bulls drinking on your blog, they are really great pics. Would you allow me to compose a painting using your kudu bulls as references? If so would it be possible to send me the original(high-res) files, I don’t mind if you watermark them with a copyright symbol. I can either pay you, send you a canvas print or otherwise I am happy to donate a percentage of the painting to a conservation project such as http://www.cmsafaris.com/african-elephant-research/dande-anti-poaching.htm

    See some of my latest paintings at https://www.facebook.com/PeterStewartFineArt

    Kind Regards

    Peter Stewart
    Durban, South Africa

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