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Ecstasy of wild and wellness: GOCHEGANAS

18. January 2010

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Ecstasy of wild and wellness: GOCHEGANAS
Namibia has a definite place in list of absolutely amazing place to visit to see the African wildlife.  But an iconic place for wildlife games and reserves goes to Gocheganas. This place is not only absolutely amazing but the place is an example of finest, luxurious and best combination of Wildlife and Wellness. The place definitely needs to be accolade and accredited for its spectacular landscape and as the best safari holidays. GOCHEGANAS- a eloquent Damara name, meaning: "Place of Camel Thorns, abounding with Candle-Pod Acacias" and the people of Gocheganas believe “is more than just a place, it is an experience….” This actually is a fact for people who visit this place and felt so compel to come here again in their lifetime. Located a mere 29km south east from Windhoek, lodge  [...]

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Skeleton Coast: The Most Dreaded Coast Present On Earth

10. December 2009

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Skeleton coast the name itself is enough to horrify people and the coast has earned this name because of the numerous of deadly shipwrecks have happened in this remote and almost not reachable shores. The Portuguese have called it as The “Gates of Hell” while the Namibian Bushmen have named it “Land of God made in Anger”. The 20000sq km park you can presume that is among the not so visited places in the planet. It is segregated into two sections northern and southern. The place it seems is cut off from the rest of the world and you would really enjoy this aloofness of the coast which is influenced by chilling sea breezes and covered in thick fog. The place is a perfect example of nature wining against the man, the stories of shipwrecks echoes in the region. There are no social groups  [...]

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A Gorge That Is Gorgeous: Fish River Canyon

4. December 2009

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A Gorge That Is Gorgeous: Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Canyon is the largest in Africa and second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It also boasts to be the second largest Canyon in the world, but no comparisons to it when it comes to paradise for photographers. The clicks will keep on clicking the minute you enter in gorge. The Fish river is the longest river in Namibia which ends at Ai-Ais the hot springs. The whole gorge is 160km in length and is 127km wide. The picturesque inner canyon is marvelous 550m profound. The composition of this grandeur started about 1.8 millions years ago with sandstone, shale and laves deposits. Over the past 50 million years the canyon has developed to be the most imposing and striking gorge in the world. It brings the excitement and thrill to the adventurous hikers making them  [...]

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Etosha National Park: Africa’s Most Intriguing Wildlife Sanctuary

4. December 2009

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Etosha is one of the most prominent wildlife sanctuary of the Africa and was proclaimed a game reserve in 1907, it was reestablished in June 20 1975 and it is now governed by Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Namibia. The place derives it name from the climatic condition prevailing over there, Etosha means ‘place of dry water’ and is centered around hug cal Crete depression of 5,000 sq km and spread around an area of 22,750 sq km. home to astonishing 114 mammal species, 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and the list doesn’t end here surprisingly 1 specie of fish is also found here. Etosha pan was one the choosen site for South African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000). The park has been well maintained and the wildlife has protected really well in  [...]

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