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6 Exciting Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

6 Exciting Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Traveling is incredibly exciting. But if you’ve ticked off some of your must-dos — or are a travel newbie and have no idea where you want to start — it can be a challenge to make decisions about your epic adventure.  So, if you need some travel inspiration (or just want to learn more about […]

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Five Adventures That Top My List For 2013

Five Adventures That Top My List For 2013

As the calendar marches towards another new year, I found myself dreaming about destinations for 2013.  Now that America is moving “forward,” I thought so should I, especially with travel. And yes, that does include leaving the country. Here are five destinations and experiences that top my list for 2013. Of course all is subject […]

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As Namibian as Apple Pie – Africa’s best slice of Apple Pie

As Namibian as Apple Pie – Africa’s best slice of Apple Pie

I always ponder the quote, “there are no rest stops on the road of life” for its core truth, but thankfully when traveling across the barren landscape of Namibia rest stops, although limited, do exist. Yet, a stop in Solitaire provides more than just a chance to gas up, stretch the legs, hit the bathroom or […]

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Where to Stay in Sossusvlei Namibia? – Sossusvlei Lodge

Where to Stay in Sossusvlei Namibia? – Sossusvlei Lodge

Namibia is big and spacious. Vast. The landscape stretches for miles (kilometers) often with nothing but nature. Visitors discover there are not too many stops between Windhoek, the capital city, and Sossusvlei besides a stop in Solitaire. Yet visitors also discover the journey is well worth it. And even more so if you stay at […]

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Sunset Sunday – Sunset in Windhoek, Namibia

Sunset Sunday – Sunset in Windhoek, Namibia

I landed in Windhoek, Namibia, but my luggage didn’t. I’d travel to the city without it and trust it would be on the next flight. Thankfully, a few daily flights exist to the capital of Namibia from South Africa, but the airport was far from busy on the day I arrived. On the long bus […]

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A Hike on the Red Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei

A Hike on the Red Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei

After the drinks arrived we started discussing Namibia with our server. She shared her experiences and told us a key point, make sure you run down the sand dunes. Miles away both physically and mentally we sipped cocktails at the Grand in Camps Bay, Cape Town. In just a few days we’d put on hiking […]

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Sunset Sunday – The Sunset Adventure at Sossusvlei Lodge in Namibia

Sunset Sunday – The Sunset Adventure at Sossusvlei Lodge in Namibia

After the day spent hiking the insanely incredible red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, I returned to the lodge. Next up – a special sunset adventure. The Sossusvlei Lodge offered an afternoon adventure tour designed to catch a glimpse of the setting sun. I signed up. And after the prior day’s Namibian sunset in Sossusvlei, I was […]

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A Stop in Solitaire, Namibia

A Stop in Solitaire, Namibia

A car pulled to the sole gas station and two guys exited. The first lit his cigarette and headed to the general store, the other lit his and started refueling the car. This was Solitaire, Namibia. The stop, a good distance from Windhoek, the capital city, and the coastal destinations of Swakopmund or the red […]

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