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Skeleton Coast

In the Midst of the Namib Desert, An Oasis Awaits: Serra Cafema

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Nestled between two extremes, Serra Cafema is an anomaly in Namibia. It's both a passport to an arid, otherworldly region and a serene waterside retreat.

Dreaming of Namibian Adventure? Don't Miss This Day Trip of a Lifetime (Photo-essay)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other.

Northwestern Namibia's Splendid Isolation

Mark Sissons | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Portuguese sailors who risked washing up on its deadly shore called this desolate region that runs north from of the coastal resort town of Swakopmund to the Angolan border the "The Gates of Hell." The Bushmen called it "The Land God Made in Anger." The Skeleton Coast is all those things, but undeniably beautiful too.

Into Africa: Can BushCats Save the Beasts?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Rhodesia born Paul and his brother David have created a flying machine they think can do the job: the BushCat, a lightweight, low- and slow-winged vehicle, designed for the bush.

PHOTOS: Exploring The World's Eeriest Shipwrecks

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

After Hurricane Isaac uncovered a shipwreck apparently hidden beneath the sands of an Alabama beach, curious locals learned an unexpected lesson in ma...

Namibia: A Different Africa

Charlotte Temple | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

If anyone would have mentioned Namibia to me five years ago, I don't think I would have been able to tell you where in Africa it was, much less want to pack my bags and go. But after being on safari in Kenya and Tanzania, I was ready for a different Africa, and Namibia fit the bill.

WATCH: Where In The World Is Matt Lauer?

Posted 01.07.2012 | Media

Matt Lauer completely stumped his co-hosts on the first leg of his comeback tour. Lauer was on the first day of his relaunched "Where In The World ...

Dune Climbing on the Dark Continent

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

Of my excursions to the dark continent, perhaps the most interesting was to Namibia.