Self-Drive Car Rental in Southern Africa

Which car rental type would suit you the best for your self-drive holiday in Southern Africa? Renting a vehicle and doing the driving yourself can be an economical and rewarding way to travel in Southern Africa. That said, South Africa and Namibia are suitable for extensive driving in a sedan car. Many major national parks [...]

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Relief from the drought – Rhino Tracking at Desert Rhino Camp

“What do the Norwegians say” is often the question my family ask when we want to know the weather forecast. For some reason the Norwegian weather website ( seems to be the most reliable and is widely used by farmers in Southern Africa.   The “Norwegians” said rain was forecast for Damaraland where we were [...]

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Big Daddy – To climb or not to climb? By Cedarberg Travel

To climb or not to climb the Big Daddy Dune, Sossusvlei, Namibia? By Mari Jacobs   The Namib desert dunes have been there for millions of years. Some believe it was the sand of the Orange river that was spilled into the strong Benguela current and carried back on land by strong winds that created [...]

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Sossusvlei Desert Lodge adds hot air ballooning

The exquisite Sossusvlei Desert Lodge in the NamibRand Nature Reserve of Namibia, south of the world famous Sossusvlei, has announced that from 2013 all 3 nights stays at the lodge will receive a complimentary hot air balloon safari over the vast Namib Desert. It is also including the Sossusvlei day excursion as one of its [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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