Camping at Madisa Camp

Madisa Camp is a small oasis in the Twyfelfontein Conservancy in the beautiful Damaraland of Namibia. After our 3 night stay in Spitzkoppe we headed further north to the Twyfelfontein region in search of the elusive Desert Elephants. En route, we used the iOverlander app to search for campsites in the area and decided to […]

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Camping at Spitzkoppe

In the Namib desert, about 2 hours drive from the coastal town of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe, an oasis of granite peaks towering over the vast desert plains that surrounds it. We spent two nights camping at this stunning location in Namibia and consider Spitzkoppe Community Camp to be one of the most remarkable campsites and […]

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Ultimate Budget Guide to Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Namibia

Sossusvlei is synonymous with red sand dunes and Namibia. It’s one of the most popular tourist spots in Africa and for good reason, the beauty of Sossusvlei is simply spectacular. This unspoiled landscape which is part of the oldest desert in the world features some of the world’s highest sand dunes and Deadvlei, a clay […]

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Tips for visiting Kolmanskop


If you are planning a trip to the south of Namibia, then the ghost town of Kolmanskop (Kolmanskuppe) is a must-visit. The German town flourished in the early 1900s after diamonds were found in the area. German engineering was applied throughout the buildings which included a hospital, sports hall, casino, and even an ice factory. […]

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Camping at Klein-Aus Vista

Klein Aus Vista Camping

After spending a month in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, we entered the south of Namibia via the Mata Mata border post. Enroute to the coastal town of Luderitz we made an overnight stop in the small town of Aus where we spent a night camping at Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Campsite.

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