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Around 260 scientists of 40 scientific institutes from 13 countries, including Namibia, are involved in the H. project at Farm Göllschau. Things To Know, Telescope, Java, Astronomy, Worlds Largest, Universe, Explore, Scientists, Experiment

H.E.S.S. Telescope in Namibia explores universe

The world's largest reflector telescope system for gamma rays is situated in Namibia about 100 km west of Windhoek. It's called the H.E.S.S. project,

Due to the current drought, people from all over the country are making use of unique storage spaces to ensure enough grass is stored until the next rainy season. Photo taken west of Oshakati by Manni Goldbeck. Rainy Season, Storage Spaces, Grass, Country, Unique, People, Rural Area, Grasses, People Illustration

Oshakati west

Due to the current drought, people from all over the country are making use of unique storage spaces to ensure enough grass is stored until the next rainy season. Photo taken west of Oshakati by Manni Goldbeck. #picoftheweek #space #storage #grass #unique #oshakatiwest #share #namibia

Mining and gemstones in Namibia Deserts Of The World, Namib Desert, Buy Gemstones, Sparkling Diamond, Local Women, Lasting Memories, Gemstone Colors, Semi Precious Gemstones, Geology

Mining and gemstones in Namibia

Namibia is not only regarded as a touristic gem waiting to be discovered by travellers from all over the world, the country has many hidden gems in the literal sense of the word.

The small miners of Namibia, thought to number between five to ten thousand, are concentrated in the Erongo, Kunene and Karas regions. Topaz, Journey, Number, Dreams, Gemstones, Diamond, Gems, The Journey, Diamonds

The journey of topaz, a Namibian desert diamond

Gemstones in Namibia, seeking out prospectors, miners, gem-cutters, collectors, geologists and traders to hear their fascinating tales, as multifaceted as the finest-cut stone.

The Government Gazette No. 6285 of April 2017 amended the regulations of the Nature Conservation Ordinance of 1975 with the insertion of a new provision that no person shall enter a game park or nature reserve with a plastic bag", Itsu, No Plastic, Nature Reserve, Conservation, Tourism, Game, Turismo, Venison, Games

Namibia bans plastic bags in nature parks

In November 2018 the Ministry of Environment and Tourism banned plastic bags in Namibia's nature parks.

Do you remember playing carrom or fingerboard in Namibia? Carrom Board, Do You Remember, Finger, Blog, Collection, Fingers, Blogging, Sleeve, Toe

Do you remember playing carrom or fingerboard in Namibia?

Carrom or fingerboard was originally played throughout India and Southeast Asia, swiftly it made its way to other countries in the world, like Namibia.

Near but far – have you been waiting in line in Namibia? Patience, Line, Traveling By Yourself, Waiting, Street View, Blog, Collection, Fishing Line, Blogging

Near but far – have you been waiting in line in Namibia?

This blog post provides a few helpful tips to remember in case you have to wait in line as you travel between destinations in Namibia.

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How to survive winter in Namibia

It’s at this time that the extra blankets are taken out of the cupboards. This Blog post provides a few tips and ttricks to combat and survive the winter in Namibia.

What’s up with your music, Namibia? Your Music, Car Wash, Best Memories, Ipod, Entrepreneur, Road Trip, Usb, This Or That Questions, Collection

What’s up with your music, Namibia?

Yes your music is to be judged or you’ll hear the ‘what’s up with your music?’ question a few times when driving in Namibia.

What are the unusual things you may experience in Namibia? Unusual Things, Might Have, Curlers, You May, When Someone, Shopping Mall, Pyjamas, Walks, Anna

What are the unusual things you may experience in Namibia?

This blog post details a few unusual things you may experience on your Namibia adventure and you will certainly enjoy one or two!

17 travel meme-gifs telling you it’s time for a holiday in Namibia? Meme Gifs, Budget Travel, Family Travel, Told You So, Couple, Times, Vacation, How To Plan, Friends

17 travel meme-gifs telling you it’s time for a holiday in Namibia?

This blog post displays 17 travel meme-gifs that resemble vacation time and telling you that it’s almost time for a holiday in Namibia.

Is the Makalani Palm tree in Namibia really that useful? Palm Trees, Homestead, Empty, Dolores Park, Essentials, Street View, Journey, Sunset, Shop

Is the Makalani Palm tree in Namibia really that useful?

This blog post discovers whether the Makalani Palm tree or Hyphaene petersiana in the O-regions in Namibia is really that useful.

A few years ago I was, in what felt like, the middle of nowhere, on a road between Tam Tam and Rundu, on my way to Hakusembe River Lodge. River Lodge, Pool Bar, Roller Coaster, Depression, Stress, Football, Games, Healthy, Blog

Have you experienced the beautiful game in Namibia? - Gondwana Collection Blog

A few years ago I was, in what felt like, the middle of nowhere, on a road between Tam Tam and Rundu, on my way to Hakusembe River Lodge.

Have you hopped into a taxi in Namibia? Taxi, Helpful Hints, Transportation, Reading, Blog, Collection, Useful Tips, Word Reading, Blogging

Have you hopped into a taxi in Namibia?

This blog post provides a few helpful tips for those planning to visit Namibia soon and wanting to make use of taxis in Namibia.

Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spend their honeymoon in Namibia? Prince Harry And Meghan, Yearning, Hiking Shoes, Meghan Markle, Exotic, Cocktail, Lounge, Blog, Collection

Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spend their honeymoon in Namibia?

This blog post provides a few reasons why you should definitely consider spending your honeymoon or your next holiday in Namibia.

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Have you experienced the bliss of rain in Namibia? - Gondwana Collection Blog

Rain in Namibia is something special. When the heavens finally open and rain falls to the earth, Namibian spirits instantly lift. When the first drops finally fall, we shift from a gloomy hot summer day’s mood to absolute ecstasy. I will always remember holidays on our family farm, with my grandfather gazing at the dark …