Namibia is having a huge tourist boom and having visited twice now it’s easy to see why. It’s a vast country but with a population of only 2.4 million people, making the roads almost empty. The tarmac roads are in great condition and stretch for endless miles, but with such a small population it’s easy … More Namibia 2018 – Landscapes and fascinating places
17 months in the planning and hundreds of hours and emails later, I took a group of 5 keen photographers around Namibia. Although it was primarily a landscape tour, there was plenty of wildlife too. Here is a selection of my favourite wildlife photos. First of all, one of the highlights of my trip – … More Namibia 2018 – Wildlife
Etosha was the most northerly stop on our trip before returning back down to Windhoek. I had pre-booked two early morning drives, and we had a great guide for both. On the first one we had a happy and informative guy, who immediately ‘got’ what we wanted to do (take the best possible photographs) and … More Namibia – Etosha.
A different landscape again became apparent as we approached Spitzkoppe. If you have been to Disneyland and seen the ‘boulders’ they have there on rides such as Thunder Mountain, I’ve now seen the real thing! Our lodge was brand new this year and consisted of individual semi-permanent buildings set amongst the boulders. Decorated absolutely beautifully, … More Namibia – Walvis Bay to Spitzkoppe
A long drive but through ever changing scenery and a stop to eat the ‘best apple pie in Namibia’. The roads were gravel, bumpy, deeply rutted, winding, and with so many dips it was like being on a roller coaster in parts. On these roads we always leave massive swirls of dust clouds in our … More Namibia – Sossusvlei to Walvis Bay
A journey of about 4.5 hours to another tented lodge via another gravel road that stretched on as far as the eye could see. By now we were getting used to the fact that there are hardly any cars on the roads in Namibia! On the way we drove past a young boy seemingly in … More Namibia – Kanaan to Sossusvlei
Our drive from Aus to Kanaan was estimated at only a couple of hours, so before we left we went in search of an abandoned old car that I’d read about. As we were in no rush we took the time to photograph the scenery and another wild horse who came right up to us. … More Namibia – Aus to Kanaan