Wednesday January 22, 2020

Sand, stars & Stamina: Why would anyone go to Namibia?

Emma Hart explains why it deserves a place on your bucket list

14th February, 2016
Emma Hart joined Namibia Horse Safari Company as a back-up guide on horse-riding adventures in the Namib desert in April 2015

Tails held high, the horses burst across the open plain. I tried to sit quietly as my steed strummed the desert floor, each long stride taking us deeper into the fenceless wildness of the Namib Desert.

It was the first of a ten-day expedition to cross one of the oldest and driest ecosystems on Earth. Eleven experienced riders were each getting to grips with an unfamiliar horse, beginning a partnership that would be tested over...

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