A Forest Frozen in Time

Deadvlei is one of the main natural attractions in the Namibian National Park, Namib-Naukluft. In Afrikaans, Deadvlei means ‘the place where everything ends.’ Generally, it means, ‘dead swamp,’ and is typically referred to as Death Valley. Deadvlei is a claypan. … Read More

A Ghost Town in Southern Namibia

Kolmanskop was a small, but rich, mining village about 10 kilometres inland from the port town of Luderitz. Kolmanskop means ‘Coleman’s hill’ in Afrikaans, and got its name from a transport driver, Johnny Coleman. He abandoned his ox wagon on … Read More

Namibian art

Artworks in Namibia is said to be thousands of years old. “Namibian rock paintings have fascinated art and history enthusiasts since their day of discovery, and continue to be some of the most mysterious pieces of art around the world.” … Read More

A look at Namibia’s history

Namibia is approximately 824,292 square kilometers with a population of only 2,426,469. Namibia was named after the Namib desert, one of the largest and oldest in the world. Namib means ‘vast place,’ which accurately describes the region. The country is … Read More

Must have essentials for visiting Namibia

Whether it’s your first big trip, or you’re a seasoned traveler – you should always remember to pack those key essential items for every excursion. Our first tip is to consider packing your items into a soft travel bag with … Read More

Stargazing in Namibia

It’s a beautiful sight when the sun goes down, the moon comes out, and the stars start to cover the sky. To the amateur stargazer, one might not understand why the Namibian sky is one of the most beautiful in … Read More

Extreme sports to do while in Namibia

Extreme sports are recreational activities perceived as involving a high degree of risk. These activities often involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion, and highly specialized gear. Namibia is no stranger to the world of extreme sports, and … Read More

Minerology in Tsumeb

The name ‘Kupferquelle’ came from a time when Namibia was under German rule. The name means “copper fountain,” which refers to the rich copper deposits of the Namibian mine town, Tsumeb. Tsumeb belongs to the world’s most prolific mineralogical sites, … Read More

The history and culture of Namibia

  Compared to the rest of the world, Namibia might not be on the top of your travel list. The country sees over 1 million travelers per year, however to put that into perspective, Hong Kong saw the most visitors … Read More

Why a weekend of golf is just what the doctor ordered

Kupferquelle is located in the Namibian town of Tsumeb. With a number of chalets and campsites, you’re sure to experience the relaxation you’re looking for while being able to enjoy the locals and all the town has to offer. If … Read More