The Best Holiday Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts Written by Neil Stawski, climatewise.co If you drew your brother’s name for a gift this year, you already know he would rather be camping in the dead of winter than joining you and your husband at a five-star restaurant for a gourmet meal. While you may not… Read More The Best Holiday Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts
What exactly can I do in Epupa? The are is, firstly, famous for the Epupa Waterfalls. This makes it a superb location for photographers and hikers. To the latter, the area is a world of discovery. Since the Himba still mostly travel by foot, there are more paths and trails to hike than can be… Read More What activities can I do in Epupa?
Does Epupa Falls Lodge have electricity? No. Epupa as a town is not on the electricity grid in Namibia and to be honest, we prefer it that way. As soon as the area joins the electricity grid, the Himba will be westernized within a matter of years. It is not that we don’t want the… Read More Electricity? Wi-Fi?
I often get asked the question; can you arrange for public transport? The answer is a resounding ‘No’. But why? It is a known fact that Namibia has the unsafest roads in the world – per capita that is. Most of these accidents involve Namibia’s biggest source of public transport – Taxis. These are not… Read More Self-Drive or Public Transport?
We do not have a 4×4? Will we be able to reach you? This is a simple question with a complex answer. The straightforward answer is that you do not need a 4×4 to travel the main roads in Namibia. These include the maintained C and D-roads. If you plan to travel deep into Kaokoland… Read More Do I need a 4×4?
Are there any accommodation available en-route to Epupa from Opuwo? This is a question I get asked very often. And the answer will have to be no. Most of our clients do not overnight in Opuwo, but drive straight through from wherever they are coming and stay 2/3 nights at Epupa Falls Lodge. However, from… Read More Accommodation en-route to Epupa
Reflecting on an earlier piece, Photographing the Himba, Photo Etiquette – I think it is fitting to discuss what a Himba tour entails. Firstly, when you are staying at Epupa Falls Lodge & Campsite, you can either pre-book your tour or book it in camp. If you book it in camp, please make sure that… Read More A Himba Tour
A special dinner at Epupa Falls Lodge – braai (barbeque) for a group of special clients. Good night Namibia!
A lot of people ask me how far are we from the chalets. Well… let me illustrate. These are the chalets: We have five of these twin chalets, right on the river bank. Below is the view from one of the five chalets (they share pretty much the same view) and where you see that… Read More Epupa Falls Lodge | Distance to Falls
When our little boy was about 11 months old we decided to be brave and take him along on our yearly trip to Epupa. Now first, any parent that travels with children be it babies, toddler or teens… you have my utmost respect. If you have a child that is a born reader – please… Read More Is Epupa Child Friendly?