Orange River, People Like Us Safaris, Namibia, accommodation, adventure

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

safaris, south Africa, Botswana, affordable travel, customised

A “Real” San-Bushmen Experience

We have found what seems to be the best place to have an unpretentious interaction and experience with these amazing people. Having experienced a few of these I was sceptical as usual as to how genuine/ happy and traditional these people were going to be in terms of the customs and activities they were going […] → Continue Reading A “Real” San-Bushmen Experience

Walking Safari

Earthcare Travels with PLUS

In June this year PLUS provided an adventurous family holiday for the founders of Earthcare productions in India. We saw it all from the coastal plains, deserts and mountains of Namibia to the Okavango delta, savannahs and salt pans of Botswana. We did wild camping, stayed in luxury permanent tents and comfortable lodges; we drove, […] → Continue Reading Earthcare Travels with PLUS

Photographic, tours, safaris, customised, southern, Africa, travel

Namibia’s landscapes- a photographic Mecca

On our latest adventure with People Like Us! Our first big stop was Sossusvlei and Deadvlei in the Namib Desert. In the early morning we were greeted by the life-giving fog which many of the animals rely on as their only source of moisture. We then set out to find some of these smaller animals. […] → Continue Reading Namibia’s landscapes- a photographic Mecca

Table Mountain, Cape Town

5 reasons to travel to Southern Africa now!

1. Comfortable – The average temperature in Southern Africa is 30°C whilst the average temperature in Europe is 7°C   2. Affordable – The Euro is roughly 10x as strong as the South African, Namibian and Botswana currencies and much stronger for Mozambique and Zambia.   3. Timing – The changing of the seasons is […] → Continue Reading 5 reasons to travel to Southern Africa now!

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