Etosha National Park

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Etosha is an enormous park enclosed with a fence that extends from the conservation policies of the past to an uncertain future. No one knows just exactly how much wildlife is in Etosha, but its more than enough to keep the eyes busy. McKiernan Said It Best In 1876, American trader G. McKiernan visited Etosha […]

Great Desert Waterfalls of Africa

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A day of waterfall hopping from the unbeatable view of a BushCat: First, we visit Augrabies Falls, a waterfall on the Orange River and among the most breathtaking sights in all of Africa. Then we travel by BushCat to the smaller, but equally stunning, Epupa Falls. Click the video to join us on this journey. […]

The Grand Canyon of Africa

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Peering out the window of a BushCat, out of nowhere, there is suddenly a gash in the skin of the continent. It’s the Fish River Canyon, the Grand Canyon of Africa. Fish River Canyon In the midst of geological time, a seabed was lifted miles above the level of the ocean and weathered into ranges […]

Solitaire & Sossusvlei Sand Dunes

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p5rn7vb Solitaire is a shanty town suitably named, with a host of junk cars and tractors, ground squirrels bolting about, prickly pear cacti, an empty church, a kitschy general store, and comfort game food. An Oasis in the Middle of the Desert Seemingly in the middle of nowhere, Solitaire appears as a certain oasis for […]

The Most Luxurious Airline in the World

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Flying to Africa from North America can be a brutal two-day exercise, but I had a luxurious airline experience. If there is a transit that begs for comfort and indulgence, this is it: Etihad Airways. Etihad Airways When booking my flight, I surveyed all the choices and landed on a relatively new player, but one […]

The Skeleton Coast

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The Skeleton Coast is the world’s largest shipping graveyard. Early Portuguese sailors called it the “Sands of Hell,” because once a ship washed ashore, the fate of the crew was sealed. Kolmanskop Kolmanskop is a ghost town swallowed by desert sands. Established in 1908, when diamonds spilled like rain, it became a lavish outpost with […]

Yodeling in the Grand Canyon of Africa

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After a 12-day solo trek, I finally reach the edge of the Grand Canyon of Africa and what I think is a place of solitude. Then I hear….”Yodelayheehoo!” Three other yodelers found their way into the remote canyon. How did they get there? By BushCat. How else? BushCats Over Namibia Follow in the wing steps […]

Best Safari Guide in the World

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In the Namibian bush, our way was illumined by professional wildlife guide Justin Seymour-Smith. With more than 30 years of experience and a passion for wildlife knowledge, he is a kind of artist with a torch who kindles curiosity, conservation and understanding. A native to Africa and an avid outdoorman, Justin says for him guiding […]

The Ultimate Bush Plane is Here

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It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No, it’s a BushCat! And it’s the ultimate way to fly–slow and low. In terms of performance, versatility, and pulchritude, there is no other plane that compares to the BushCat. SkyReach Aircraft The good people at SkyReach Aircraft in Johannesburg have produced a new version of the BushCat. […]

Where in the World are You? Quest #6

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A countdown of clues and hints about aspects of a place that will give viewers a fun geo-quiz on where they are, and showcase why they should be there. You’re in Namibia! Did you guess correctly? You’re in Namibia– a place with the largest sand dunes, the highest population of wild cheetahs, and the largest […]