Safari News
Recent happenings that may interest the Namibian traveller...

Two decades of decadence
Issue 5 (November 2009) Happy Birthday to Kempinski Mokuti Lodge, which is now 20 years old.
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Bush baby
Issue 4 (May 2009) Mushara is adding a tented camp to its collection, in a reserve that neighbours Etosha National Park.
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Capital gain
Issue 4 (May 2009) Windhoek is getting a new luxury hotel – the African Pride Eliakim Namundjebo Plaza.
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Looking beyond a name
Issue 4 (May 2009) Luxury safari group CC Africa (Conservation Corporation Africa) has changed its name to andBEYOND.
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Accommodation
Issue 4 (May 2009) 1 Heavenly holidays at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, the magazine Condé Nast Traveller (UK) featured a list of the six best places in the world to go stargazing.
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Travel Shorts
Issue 4 (May 2009) Desert rain
In February Le Mirage Desert Lodge and Spa experienced a cloud burst during which a staggering 80mm of rain fell within just 45 minutes. Not surprisingly, roofs, drains and some floors all needed repairs. The lodge is 21km from Sesriem.
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Revamps for Namibia Wildlife Resorts
Issue 3 (November 2008) A number of Namibia Wildlife Resorts properties are to be given a facelift following a deal with private business.
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Onkoshi opens
Issue 3 (November 2008) Wildlife shimmering in the mirages of Etosha pan is one of Africa’s iconic sights.
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Accommodation
Issue 3 (November 2008) 1 New camp at Etosha’s Andersson’s Gate
Safari & Adventure Co has opened its first Namibian camp. It is called Andersson’s Camp and is situated less than five kilometres from Andersson’s Gate to Etosha. It has its own popular waterhole and looks out onto a low range of hills named the Ondundozonanadana Range.
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Sandbagged
Issue 2 (May 2008) Thirty thousand bags had to be filled with sand to transform the Damaraland Camp in the Torra Conservancy.
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'Little Five' Safari
Issue 2 (May 2008) The desert town of Swakopmund might not be able to boast a resident population of rhino or elephant – but its sand is home to some incredible wildlife that ekes out a living based on moisture gathered from sea fogs.
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New lodge overlooking Etosha Pan
Issue 2 (May 2008) Onkoshi Camp, the first new lodge inside Etosha for four decades, is opening this year.
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Extra flights to Caprivi
Issue 2 (May 2008) Air Namibia has increased the number of its flights from Windhoek to Katima Mulilo, in the Caprivi region, to three per week.
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Thriller
Issue 2 (May 2008) The stunning island of Impalila where four countries – Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia all meet - is to have a new 5-star development.
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Travel Updates

Issue 2 (May 2008)

• Wild Dogs have returned to Mudumu National Park in the Caprivi Strip, according to guides at Lianshulu Lodge – the only lodge inside the park.

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