Category Archive: Namibia

From Ghanzi, Botswana to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

On our first night after crossing into Botswana we stayed at a campsite where a group of San bushmen performed a traditional dance around a fire.  I did my best to not dwell… Continue reading

From Namib-Naukluft National Park to Windhoek, Namibia

After Sossusvlei our group continued on to a relatively remote campsite just inside the eastern edge of Namib-Naukluft National Park.  Once we had our tents set up a local bushman guide took us… Continue reading

From Cape Town, South Africa to Sossusvlei, Namibia

I can’t say I enjoyed the 34 hours and three flights it took me to get from San Francisco to Cape Town, but a few inspiring moments eclipsed the standard indignities and discomforts… Continue reading

Swakopmund, Namibia

I had enough time before my flight back to Cape Town to squeeze in a two-night trip to Swakopmund, a peculiar little city near the southern end of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast.  “It’s more… Continue reading

Sossusvlei, Namibia

No place in Namibia interested me more than Sossusvlei.  “One of the oldest and driest ecosystems on earth,” according to my guidebook.  A place where towering red sand dunes rise up from the… Continue reading

Windhoek and Etosha National Park, Namibia

My flight from Cape Town to Buenos Aires was still two weeks away, which, I decided, gave me enough time to fit in a side trip to Namibia.  My well-traveled friend Tenley says… Continue reading