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Confession of an African prey

Written by Alberto Zardi Africa, a name that evokes for most people a world populated by animals of all kinds and where the green savannas, the smiles of the people and an unreal and sticky heat are the masters. Not for me. When I close my eyes and think of Africa, a mysterious world materializes […]

Fighting a war to keep rhinos safe

Written by Andrea Sawyer Disclaimer: This piece reflects personal experience. 22 September is World Rhino Day. I could write a piece, reflecting statistics and facts, but those you can find on many websites dedicated to protecting the species. Instead, I decided to write from what I observed and what I experienced during our three year […]

Celebrating Vulture Day

Written by Andrea Sawyer Today, the first Saturday of September, marks International Vulture Day. Say what, I hear you say. International WHAT day? We seem to have days to observe everything from hand cream and water to vultures, lions, cheetah, rhino, pangolins etc. Why do we need an international vulture day? Well, the purpose of […]

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Why Every Photographer Needs to Visit Namibia

Among the many alluring reasons to visit Namibia, two stand out bright and clear: the awe-inspiring landscape and the iconic and diverse wildlife. A mobile safari is the best way to see both in all their splendor. And when you plan to explore with Namibia Tracks and Trails, one thing you’ll definitely want to pack […]

How to See Namibia in Style with a Mobile Safari

People who’ve never been on an African safari before might imagine trudging through hot, isolated expanses of brush and desert, hoping to glimpse an elephant or a giraffe from miles away. While getting in the weeds to come face-to-face with exotic wildlife can be a rush, the safaris that we host at Namibia Tracks & […]

How to Pack for Your First African Safari

If you’ve booked your first safari with Namibia Tracks & Trails or are in your final planning stages before booking, you’re probably wondering what to pack. If you’ve never been on a safari, you might be imagining a packing list of survivalist essentials. But with Namibia Tracks and Trails, time spent on one of our […]

Where and When to See Your Favorite Animals Across Namibia

Our home here in Namibia has a vast offering of rich experiences you’ll never forget: From the breathtaking landscapes of the salt pans, sand dunes, and coastlines to unforgettable food, cultural exchanges, and more. But perhaps the most remarkable treasure our country has to offer is the wildlife that, like us, calls this land their […]

Glamping in Namibia? Wait Until You See This

Glamping is a popular new trend in modern travel, where you can experience the raw beauty of the natural world while still holding onto the creature comforts of staying in a high-end hotel. The term glamping is a hybrid of “camping” and “glamour” — aka, luxury camping. Plush beds, tasteful décor, elegant lighting, access to […]

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