I'm Back! - Faye Anderson Blog #5

    By intern2.nomad | June 28, 2016

    I’m Back – Faye Anderson Blog #5 It is the early hours of the morning and I am heading for the airport for my return to South Africa. But before that, I go back 2 months to when I was preparing for this trip. Firstly I needed to get a new passport, then check if any visas or vaccinations were required and of course, think about what I may still need to purchase for … Read More »

    June Solstice - A celebration for everyone!

    By intern3.nomad | June 28, 2016

    June Solstice – A celebration for everyone! The 21st is an exciting day that not too many people are aware of. It is an event that happens twice a year in June and December, at the exact same time all over the world. A moment we can share and celebrate with the entire world as one big nation. This event is called the Solstice.   The name Solstice is derived … Read More »

    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2016

    By intern2.nomad | June 17, 2016

    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2016 With today being the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (WDCDD) and with our tours mainly focused on Africa, we thought it would be appropriate to share a blog post today in this regard. Africa has historically been impacted by desertification, drought and famine, but with the recent impact of the El Niño climate pattern, many African countries find themselves in an … Read More »

    World Oceans Day 2016

    By intern2.nomad | June 8, 2016

    World Oceans Day 2016 Some of our tours allow you to appreciate the magnificent oceans that the African coastline has to offer, but did you know, even if you choose a tour that doesn’t include some beach time, you are always somehow connected to the ocean? On this Ocean Day, we thought we’d share some of the reasons why this is, and perhaps spark your curiosity towards one of mother natures true wonders.  … Read More »

    The Annual Flooding in the Okavango Delta of Botswana

    By intern2.nomad | June 3, 2016

    The Annual Flooding in the Okavango Delta of Botswana Meandering from the Angolan highlands all the way to Botswana, is the unique Okavango Delta.  Looking at a satellite image you can easily see snaking blue lines as this magnificent river spreads into an alluvial fan in the middle of one of the World’s biggest stretches of sand. It is a truly magical experience visiting this oasis, but the true magic lies in timing … Read More »

    Dune 45 - Faye Anderson Blog #4

    By intern2.nomad | May 27, 2016

    Dune 45 – Faye Anderson Blog #4 Our day was off to an early start, everyone was up at 5.30am to walk up Dune 45 to watch the sunrise.  Dune 45 is a magnificent dune which is 45km between the roads that connect Sossusvlei and the Sesrieum Gate. At 6am we waited at the main gates of our camp site to be allowed into the National Park. This is when I noticed some … Read More »

    Africa Day

    By intern2.nomad | May 25, 2016

    Africa Day Africa Day celebrates the day when the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was formed in 1963. It acknowledges the progress that Africans on the continent have made, as well as reflecting on the challenges that may still lay ahead for the continent as a whole. These challenges include armed conflict, poverty, and climate change. Last year, the theme for Africa Day was “We are Africa – Opening the doors of learning and … Read More »

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #4

    By intern3.nomad | May 23, 2016

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #4 World’s most surfers riding the same wave South Africa is surrounded by beautiful stretches of coastline and beach. In total, it occupies a coastline stretching over 2, 500 kilometres. Starting from the border of Namibia on the West coast, continuing all the way till the border of Mozambique in the North East. South Africa is a great location for water-lovers who enjoy being at the sea. Read More »

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #3

    By intern3.nomad | May 16, 2016

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #3 World’s longest river Every traveler dreams of visiting as many countries as possible, especially in Africa, with 54 countries on offer. For us it sounds like mission impossible, but for the Nile River, it is something it has been doing for years. Starting in Uganda’s second largest city, Jinja, the Nile flows out of Lake Victoria and begins its 6695 kilometre journey to the Mediterranean. Along its way it passes 10 … Read More »

    A Few Great Days - Faye Anderson Blog #3

    By Faye Anderson | May 9, 2016

    A Few Great Days – Faye Anderson Blog #3 The day we left the arena camping ground, there was one special animal we needed to say hello and goodbye to, and that was Abby – who would have to be one of the most famous Giraffes in Africa. Abby is in fact a male who is about 15 years old and stand at 5 meters. He has been in … Read More »