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Archive of month: February 2012

Beauty Behind Fences in Etosha

HAPPY B DAY BETTY!!! Etosha 11-12/02 Etosha National Park, “The Great WEhite Place of Dry Water”, one of the largest wildlife reserves in the world. The numbers are bewildering: 93240 km2 1907, when the park was founded, are now 22912 km2. 114 species of mammals, over 340 species of birds, 11o species of reptiles and 16 […]

Vanishing World of the Himba People

Ovamboland & Kaokoland 12-13/02 Since entering Namibia, we’ve been noticing the well marked picnic spots. We could have not guessed then that we would bushcamp in one of these spots, forced by the national obsession for fences. Actually it was a decent camp: after a day in Etosha, we had a table, chairs and garbage […]

Cooking and Wildlife in Zambia

Livingstone provides opportunities to spot wildlife in Zambia. These are the first sightings in southern and central Africa since volunteering in Nigeria.

Wildlife Encounters in Namibia

Namibia 07- 11/02 Once on the Caprivi Strip – infamous in the past for the armed ninjas that were crossing from the war ravaged Angola – we got warned that we were not alone. First morning we woke up with what we thought to be elephants crossing from the Bwabwata national park. But we saw […]

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We had found on the border of Nsogwe canyon and a dozen km outside Livingstone our own Dharma Initiative.