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Hoanib 6 – River bed to the coast

Early Sunday morning, first day of March… …and we were doing a drive of some 50 km towards the coast. Ahead of us was a drive from the camp, in and along the river bed all the way to the Skeleton coast. … Continue reading

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Hoanib 5 – Amspoort

Saturday afternoon and we were back in the car. Our guide helped us spot these very well camouflaged birds (Rüppell’s bustard, I think) while we… …where able to spot these Oryx ourself! The Oryx (Gemsbok) is the national antelope of … Continue reading

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Hoanib 4 – morning game drive

Up early Saturday morning, February 28 for breakfast. Do you see Marie and Hanna coming in? Today we were going by car to the north-east of the camp; to an area that had a bit of recent rain and by … Continue reading

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Hoanib 3 – river bed and sundowner drive

On our first evening we were offered a short drive and of course we wanted to start exploring the area. We headed east with our guide and driver; Gert… …passed this poor Akacia tree that was ripped apart by an … Continue reading

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Hoanib 2 – flying to the lodge

We were at Doro Nawas and still had a bit to go to get to Hoanib – by air this time: We departed from Doro Nawas airstrip and headed north… …having some 45 minutes over a magnificent landscape. Bernd knows … Continue reading

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Hoanib 1 – on the road

February 26 and Thursday afternoon. We left Windhoek for the final adventure. After 216 km and 2,5 hours on mostly tarred roads we reached… …Omaruru, a small but nice little town that was once a trading centre for Namibia with … Continue reading

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REST – Rare & Endangered Species Trust

In October last year we visited REST – Rare & Endangered Species Trust, located on a small farm 47 km south of Otjiwarongo. REST is a non- profit organization founded in September of 2000.  The founder and current director, Maria Diekmann originally became interested … Continue reading

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Map of Namibia

We have had a map on the wall for some time. After each trip we marked overnight stays with a dark blue pin and visits with a white pin. Today I took down the map but first I had a … Continue reading

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Hoanib teaser

Last weekend we were on an amazing final adventure in Namibia. I have hundreds of photos and I really want to tell you all about it but it will take some time so for now I will just tease you… Friday … Continue reading

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Overnight at Spitzkoppe

Returning from “The Bridge” the sun was getting low… …and it was time to prepare for dinner… …and a sundowner. Fireplace prepared… …and meat ready. We had a really nice camping spot with the Spitzkoppe right in front of us… …as … Continue reading

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