Author: Nalarcon

Adventures in the Namib Desert

What an amazing day! Today we trekked to the Namib desert for a firsthand experience of the famous Namibian sand dunes. Along the way, we saw different types of desert terrain, some with lots of rock formations and others with a surprising amount of vegetation. According to the CIA’s World … Read more 

A jam-packed day in Windhoek

Today we visited Namibia’s FABLab Design and Technology Centre in Windhoek, where the two co-founders, Bjorn Wiedow and Kirstin Wiedow were kind enough to give us a tour of the lab and answer all of our questions. Although originally started as a separate entity, FABLab now falls under the umbrella … Read more 

On the ground insights from Botswana

Today was our last full day in Botswana and it seems appropriate that we concluded our visit with contrasting sectors of the Botswana economy. In the morning, we met with Lesego, a young entrepreneur in Gabarone who founded Health Generation three years ago. Health Generation is a Jamba Juice-style juice … Read more