As we begin the day, may we be inspired by the beauty of Africa. Last week we went to Switzerland and brought you, With Love From Switzerland.
Today , we’re taking you to Namibia.
Tell us where you want to go next week and we’ll grace you with visuals to warm your heart while you prepare for the real trip.
One of the major industries of this beautiful nation is it’s tourist sites. Beautiful beaches, wonderful dunes and warm weather; not forgetting it’s amazing wild life collection, earned this aesthetic nation to be named the 5th best tourist destination in the world by Lonely Planet in 2010 in terms of value. It boasts one of the best wild life reserves on the continent.
Tourism is a major industry for Namibia as it contributes seven point two billion dollars to the country’s GDP, annually. It’s tourists visitors amount to one over one million travelers every year. It’s main visitors come majorly South Africa and Europe. In descending order it’s visitors come from, South Africa, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and France. The country is among the prime destinations in Africa and is known for ecotourism which features Namibia’s extensive wildlife.
Here are three facts you probably didn’t know about Namibia:
#1 -Namibia is the second least densely populated country on earth. After Mongolia which is also a vast country, there are just over two million people living in a country which is half the size of Alaska.
#2 -Namibia’s national anthem “Namibia, Land of the Brave’ was composed by Axali Doeseb. The words of the first verse echo the country’s long struggle for independence: “Namibia, land of the brave, Freedom’s fight we have won, Glory to their bravery, whose blood waters our freedom”. The chorus is “Namibia our Country, Namibia our Motherland, we love thee”.
#3 – Namibia, known as the “Gem of Africa”, is a unique place for eco-tourists. Much of Namibia is as it was centuries ago. Due to this, it has a host of natural wonders and amazing places.
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