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Natasha Navigates Namibia

What not to take on your trip – an 11 month old baby…

Having recently travelled to Europe with my then 6 month old son, the idea of doing an educational trip to Namibia with my husband and my now 11 month old son didn’t seem all that daunting. I obviously knew from previous experience that educationals can be very tiring, but I hoped that as we were going to be travelling almost every day between 4-6 hours that my son would sleep most of the way and the trip would be fairly easy. I soon found out that travelling with a 6 month old is very different from travelling with an 11 month old!

Our journey started with a very early departure from O.R. Tambo International Airport. On arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport, we were met by a local representative and transferred to Rivendell Guesthouse where we would be overnighting. The offers affordable and is well situated for clients travelling in and out of . Most of the day I spent with the owner of ATI Holidays who was kind enough to take me around and show me some of the new properties which have recently opened up in , as well as some older properties which have been refurbished. The highlight of all the properties we visited was the new Olive Exclusive! finally has a true 5 star boutique hotel, all the rooms are beautifully and individually decorated and some even boast their own private plunge pools. Continue reading