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