Namibia holidays

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Damaraland, Namibia: where ‘each day lasts 100 hours’
Pico Iyer’s biggest holiday challenge used to be ‘filling the days till they burst’. But nine days in the desert of Namibia with nothing much to do was a liberating experience

Pico Iyer

20, Jan, 2018 @9:00 AM

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How to plan a post-Brexit holiday – from Serbia to the Lake District
Where should Brits holiday after Article 50 now the pound is squeezed? Emerging destinations offer an affordable alternative to the Costa del Sol. Plus, there’s always camping ...

Kevin Rushby

27, Mar, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Survival holidays: package trips where you learn to live in the wilderness

Learn skills to survive in the jungles of Guyana, the frozen wilderness of northern Sweden – and the forests of England, writes Doug McKinlay

Doug McKinlay

16, Feb, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Seven of the best boutique hotels in Africa

Set on white sands, wild wetlands, or at the heart of historic cities, these small hotels bring a touch of luxury to exotic locations, says Rachel Dixon

Rachel Dixon

17, Feb, 2012 @10:45 PM

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Readers' tips: best places for backpackers

Head out for a horseback safari in Malawi or a whale-spotting tour in Ecuador, or cycle Death Road in Bolivia. Been there readers suggest their top tips on the perfect gap year hang-out

19, Aug, 2011 @9:45 PM

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Ask Tom – your travel dilemmas answered

Lonely Planet's Tom Hall has tips on how to see the world by yacht to where to find a small, family-friendly campsite in France

20, Apr, 2011 @11:09 AM

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Readers' tips: desert adventures

From stargazing under the clearest skies in Chile, to a Death Valley road trip, you came up with all kinds of ways to experience the desert

Guardian readers

29, Nov, 2010 @10:35 AM

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An expert's top 10 wildlife spots

Nick Stringer, Emmy Award-winning director and producer of wildlife documentaries, walks us through his favourite places in the world to see nature at its finest

Nick Stringer

03, Nov, 2010 @10:41 AM

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My travels: Simon Winchester visits Namibia's Skeleton Coast

The fascinating story of a terrifying shipwreck and an epic rescue bid drew the writer to Namibia's desolate shore

Simon Winchester

01, Oct, 2010 @11:05 PM

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Namibia's Skeleton Coast

Swakopmund, Namibia, is the unlikely successor to Portmeirion as the setting for the remake of The Prisoner. But what is it like to actually get stuck there?

Fran Sandham

24, Apr, 2010 @11:15 PM

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Volunteering: find yourself with a Namibian elephant

Having lost his girlfriend and his New York job, Rob Chilton found time and space for a rethink by volunteering on an elephant conservation project in Namibia

Rob Chilton

17, Jan, 2010 @12:05 AM

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The Namibian conservation safari that keeps both animals and tourists happy

Kevin Rushby: An ambitious Namibian volunteer safari programme aims to protect animals, help locals and educate tourists

Kevin Rushby

14, Nov, 2009 @12:07 AM

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