Namibian culture

herero travel notes Herero women are known for their colourful attire | Credit: Travel Notes

Namibia’s sparse population of only 1,8 million people in a land area of 830 square kilometres makes it one of the most sparsely populated countries in Southern Africa. The San Bushmen are descendants of Africa’s Stone Age tribes and are considered Namibia’s oldest inhabitants. Confined to the desert and semi-desert regions of Namibia, their survival skills in such a harsh climate are renowned the world over.

Bantu-speaking populations include the Himba, Ovamba and Herero people, who are also extremely adept at living in the stark landscape of Namibia.


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Northern Namibia Camping Road Trip (15 days)

day 1

Touch Down in Namibia's Capital
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day 2

The Big Cats of AfriCat
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day 3

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day 4

Etosha's Famous Waterholes
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day 5

Game Drive in Etosha
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day 6

Discover Etosha's Remote Camp
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day 7

Kunene River
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day 8

Birder's Paradise
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day 9

Epupa Falls
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day 10

Guided walk to the Falls
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day 11

Drive to Palmwag
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day 12

Twyfelfontein & the Petrified Forest
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day 13

The Beauty of Spitzkoppe
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day 14

Markets & Hot Springs
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day 15

Fly Home

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