Unexpected Life in the Namibian Desert

Unexpected Life in the Namibian Desert

A trip into the desert in Namibia to see the smaller things is an absolute must. Instead of looking out for the larger and more obvious wildlife such as oryx, lion and the endless view of sand dunes, there is a plethora of smaller funky animals that are being...
Driving the Skeleton Coast to Shipwreck Lodge

Driving the Skeleton Coast to Shipwreck Lodge

The Skeleton Coast is a dramatic section of coastline of Namibia stretching from the Ugab River up to the Kunene River. The Skeleton Coast Park, now a national park, was proclaimed in 1971 and covers 16,845 km2, protecting nearly a third of Namibia’s desolate...
Fish River Canyon Hike days 4&5

Fish River Canyon Hike days 4&5

This blog is the last of four covering my experiences hiking the Fish River canyon in Namibia. Click for the first, second and third entries in the series. Horses in the night The ground began to shake and I could hear the pounding of hooves approaching me at...
Fish River Canyon Hike – Day 3

Fish River Canyon Hike – Day 3

This blog is the third of four covering my experiences Hiking the Fish River canyon in Namibia. For the first blog in the series, click here. For the second, see here.   A difficult night’s sleep “Anna, are you awake?” “Mmmm, shhhh, not really.” It was...
My Experiences Hiking the Fish River Canyon

My Experiences Hiking the Fish River Canyon

Located in Namibia, Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa. Through this gigantic ravine runs Namibia’s longest river, and a 90m hiking trail. Several years ago, I walked this trail, and it proved to be the adventure of a lifetime. I met new friends,...