African Culture, Wildlife and Places2018-11-16T21:33:49+00:00

Stories from African Culture, Wildlife and Places

Groot Constantia

What do Napoleon, Charles Dickens, Frederick the Great of Prussia, King Louis Philippe of France, Count Otto von Bismarck, and Lady Jane Franklin (2nd wife of explorer John Franklin) have in common? Wine. They shared a passion for the sweet wine produced at Groot Constantia, [...]

Fish Canyon

Namibia is purported to have some of the most beautiful postage stamps in the world. But what’s more fascinating are the stories behind the artful images they depict—plant and animal life, traditional cultures, history and landmark events. Many people are unfamiliar with Namibia—until they visit [...]

Etosha National Park

Ted Lawson’s jaw dropped as he watched the scene unfold in front of him. “Herds of elephants hung out, munching on foliage,” he recalled. “Hundreds of zebras walked towards the waterhole against a backdrop of springbok and wildebeest. Everything was in motion.” This was not [...]

Zebras

Namibia is purported to have some of the most beautiful postage stamps in the world. But what’s more fascinating are the stories behind the artful images they depict—plant and animal life, traditional cultures, history and landmark events. Many people are unfamiliar with Namibia—until they visit [...]

Walking with lions

Mention Africa and one of the first images that appears in one’s mind is the lion pride, lazing on the savanna under the intense sun. Imagine being there and walking along side of them. Walking with Lions, a Lion Encounter program, allows you to partake in [...]

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