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?
Is Epupa a town? Epupa is more of a township with three lodges situated along the edge of it on the river bank and one behind the township on a small hill. Apart from the lodges there is a police station, a mobile hospital for the local people and several shebeens. So unless you count… Read More Is Epupa a Town?
Both topics from this week’s discussions, focused on the Himba. Here then a collection of Himba photos from visitors far and near over the years. Have a great weekend!
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?
Every now and then Koos, the owner of Epupa Falls Lodge, is talked into doing a safari. Whether it is a hiking safari or a driving safari, someone turns his pinky far enough to convince him this is the year! In 2011 a group of friends (multiple-return-friends) convinced him to take them into Kaokoland. After… Read More Kaokoland Safari | Marienfluss
Every now and then Koos, the owner of Epupa Falls Lodge, is talked into doing a safari. Whether it is a hiking safari or a driving safari, someone turns his pinky far enough to convince him this is the year! In 2011 a group of friends (multiple-return-friends) convinced him to take them into Kaokoland. After… Read More Kaoko Safari – Welcome to Namibia
Epupa does not get rain when it rains across the country. In fact, it hardly ever rains up here in our little corner. But our river… oh dear me… The Cunene river comes from the highlands of Angola where it doesn’t just rain. IT RAINS! So it has happened, and it does so quite often,… Read More And then it rained 2011
Many of our guests are surprised to find bugs and spiders in their chalets and we have had complaints about it. Well, this is to warn those guests – we live in the bush and while you travel in Namibia, you will mostly be in the bush. This is not a zoo where we lock… Read More Entomology | Epupa Bugs