Golden Cliffs of Damaraland

Damaraland, Namibia, is a subtly magical place. Vast and often barren, it’s also full of unexpected surprises, from hidden waterholes where desert-adapted elephants come to drink, to dramatic changes in landscape that appear almost without warning. One such surprise was Damaraland Adventurer Camp, probably my favorite of the camps we stayed at during my five-day safari to Etosha Read More …

Tracking Leopards in Namibia

It’s late afternoon at the Okonjima Game Reserve, home of the AfriCat Foundation, one of Namibia’s leading wildlife conservation organizations, and I’m in a jeep bouncing along a rutted track, scanning the bush as safari guide Previous Tsvigu follows the faint blips his tracking device has picked up from one of the reserve’s collared wild cats.

New Namibia Photo Gallery

I recently returned from an exciting trip to Namibia for the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS), an event that I’ve been attending annually since 2009 and which has become a highlight of my year. This year was the first time the ATWS was held in Africa, and our Namibian hosts did themselves proud. As a Read More …