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Orange River: Life as a river rat

“Lifejackets!” shouts our guide Yango John. Yikes – that means there’s a rapid ahead. And this one’s a biggie. It’s called Sjambok, probably for a reason. My sister Sammie and I are paddling together and we shout instructions at each other as we get close. The rushing water is carrying us through a narrow channel. […] → Continue Reading Orange River: Life as a river rat

My top Places to visit in Namibia – No.1 Orange River

The Orange River experience is an awesome trip for groups of friends or families. When tackling the rapids the fun and camaraderie created in the group is fantastic and really has a way of bringing everybody closer together. The isolation of the location and scenery is a relaxing respite from the rushing and distractions of everyday […] → Continue Reading My top Places to visit in Namibia – No.1 Orange River

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Catch Big Barbel on an Orange River Tour

Barbel or Sharp-tooth Catfish *Clarias gariepinus are easily the largest freshwater fish in South Africa and there are some real monsters in the Orange River. So how do you go about catching one? Recently a group of friends and I set off for a week of wild camping and canoeing down the mighty Orange River. […] → Continue Reading Catch Big Barbel on an Orange River Tour

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