How many of these Madagascar facts do you know? Many travellers know it as a place from the Madagascar movies but don’t know much else about it. And it definitely isn’t on most travellers radar.

!– wp:image {“id”:68} –> iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in South Africa. It comprises an incredible 280 km of protected coastline and is home to 1200 crocs and 800 Hippopotami. More on those incredible creatures in an upcoming post. I was most excited to learn that it was also home to

6 of the best places to visit in Namibia for nature and wildlife sightings including 2 UNESCO sites, cheetahs, black rhino tracking on foot and virtually guaranteed multiple wildlife sightings at the waterholes of Etosha National Park.

The best places to visit in South Africa for wildlife sightings, that include the largest elephants on the planet, the largest white rhino population and 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

Sossusvlei, located in Naukluft National Park in Namibia, is home to some of the highest sand dunes on the planet, including the famous “Big Daddy”. Trust me, this is worth waking up before sunrise!

There were many highlights during my visit to Etosha National Park in Namibia, but if I had to choose just one, it would be the elephants. Check out my photojourney:

How well would you survive in the Namibian bush? A word of caution, it’s not only the predators that will kill you, it’s also the trees! Read on to test your survival skills….