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Africa Sustainable Travel

Support LifeStraw Carbon for Water This Week!

Drinking a glass of water is something most of us take for granted, but more than 750 million people around the world still do not have access to safe water. Through ClimateCare, we are helping...
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(Video) Traveling Like a Local: Meeting the Himba Tribe of Namibia

No doubt, you’ve seen interesting and wonderful photos of the Himba tribe women of Namibia.  Their skin and hair that are completely covered in a reddish hue, the lack of clothing apart from a loincloth,...
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Namibia Community Conservancies

Last month, our family had the pleasure of attending an authentic Braai (barbeque) in the beautiful Parliament Gardens of Namibia’s capital, Windhoek. There were tribal groups who were performing traditional dances and displaying their artistic...
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Our Namibia Family Travel Adventure

Our Namibia family travel adventure occurred last month and we’ve been recounting the moments ever since.  After just a few days of traveling through southern Namibia, we quickly realized that it would not be our...
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10 Unusual Facts About Namibia – Infographic

The countdown has begun! One month from today, our family will be setting off to Namibia for an authentic African safari!  Given all the questions we’ve received, I thought it would be interesting to post this...
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Culture and Music Abound at the Lake of Stars Arts Festival in Malawi

The Malawi Lake of Stars Music Festival is a three-day international arts festival held on the shores of Lake Malawi, the third biggest lake in Africa. Now in its 8th year, this festival will run from...
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Botswana Travel – Top Family Ecotourism Destination Choice

Botswana travel options are definitely outside the bounds of mass tourism in favor of low volume, high-quality safari travels into the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Desert. Roughly the size of Texas, this progressive democratic republic...
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Ecotourism Certification Standards: Deconstructing Ecotourism Kenya Eco-Rating

The Ecotourism Certification Standards series continues with the Ecotourism Kenya Eco-Rating certification. Kenya boasts seven diverse habitats within its borders; they range from open savannah to sandy beaches, deep forests to snow-capped mountains, wild deserts...
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Botswana Certification: Ecotourism Conservation of Okavango Wetland

Situated due north of South Africa, Botswana has differentiated itself as an ecotourism destination since 2002, when it first developed the Biokavango Project, which was a national ecotourism strategy aimed at conserving the Okavango wetland...
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Ecotourism Certification Standards: South Africa’s Fair Trade Tourism (FTT)

The Ecotourism Certification Standards series continues with South Africa’s Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) program. South African tourism is synonymous with nature and wildlife safaris, cradle of humankind exploration, hiking and water adventure, and most recently...
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