The Dunes of Namibia
Deadvlei, Sossuvlei

The Dunes of Namibia

Namibia is famous for the extensive sand dunes that drift to and fro near the Atlantic Ocean, the western coastline of Africa. We drove through most of this landscape, but made two special stops along…

Continue Reading
Kolmanskop: Diamonds now rough
Manager's house

Kolmanskop: Diamonds now rough

Mansions filling with hillocks of sand; breadmaking and icemaking facilities disused; sand dunes mounting the walls of main street shops; tourist visits and curios. This is today at Kolmanskop, near Germanic Luderitz, one of the…

Continue Reading
Today in Botswana
Kalahari Ferrari, or donkey cart

Today in Botswana

Botswana has mainly been a model of good government in Africa. It has not been immune to problems typical of developing countries like corruption, land rights and seizures, as well as treatment of the indigenous…

Continue Reading
Life in the Pans
Our baobab in the full moon, Lekhubu

Life in the Pans

The dry – and occasionally water-filled – hollows known as pans are a common feature of the Botswana landscape. Full of life, they summed up our experience in the southern part of the country. Kgalakgadi…

Continue Reading
  • 1
  • 2
Close Menu