Category Archive: Travels

Of “Jugaad”, Moving Home & Molag Chaatambd

Indians are famous for “jugaad” – I doubt there is a word in English or any other language that quite gives an exact meaning. Roughly it would translate to “making do without the… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 6 – Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei

Backtracking from Wolwedans, we  drove 70 kms  towards the Namib Naukluft National Park. Just as we got to the gates, we stopped for fuel. The temperature was just high enough for us to… Continue reading

Kharos, Khurub, The Living Fossil

Namibia is an ancient land with ancient treasures waiting to be discovered. Driving down the C34, in the Skeleton Coast park, we found one of these.A plant that looks like a heap of… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 5 – Off the Coast And To Wolwedans

Next morning we had a delicious breakfast at our bed and breakfast at Swakopmund and began our drive to Wolwedans. This was our penultimate leg of the photography safari organized by David Rogers. The… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 4 – Driving the Skeleton Coast to Swakopmund

Reluctantly leaving the beauty of Damaraland behind us, we drove down the coast on the C34 – through the Skeleton Coast Park and the Dorob National Park – towards our sleep-over town – Swakopmund, en… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 2 – Onguma, Etosha

 Our road trip in Namibia began in the capital city, Windhoek This trip was planned as a photo safari organized with David Rogers. We met up with him and three other friends who made up… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 1 – Windhoek

“Namib” is of Nama origin meaning “open place”. Indeed, it is a vast, open place considering that the desert extends along the east coasts of Angola, Namibia and South Africa – a distance of about 2,000… Continue reading

Wagon-House Cliff

We had three days and three nights to meet a friend, do a photo workshop and kickstart our year end (2014) vacation in South Africa (where else?!?). We have done numerous wildlife workshops… Continue reading

Ethics of Tourism

Repeated visits to the same wildlife park can be very rewarding. As we have found with the Maasai Mara. While most of what follows is about the Mara, this is just a case… Continue reading

Easter @ Olare Orok

Let us begin at the beginning. We have done a fair bit of safariing over the last 4 years. India, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya. We have lived in rondavels, lodges, chalets and… Continue reading

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