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Old 19-04-12, 12:25 PM
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Anyone seen Go Magazine's annual Namibia issue.

I think it was published in March last year. Have been watching my corner bookstore but nothing as yet!

I did enjoy last year's - a good publication and very useful.

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Old 19-04-12, 05:30 PM
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Paul, the new one on sale from 25 April. Look then.

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Old 19-04-12, 07:55 PM
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Thanks! Not long to wait!

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They were printed a week ago and the books are currently being distributed.

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Found a copy today. Another excellent edition packed with information including ample GPS co-ordinates and contact details.

I particularly liked the section on border crossing for novices which is always a concern for first time tourists. First impression is that the magazine has covered a wider area than previously including lesser known tourist spots and this is cleverly tied to features on Gomag's web site.

Rather than using the Road Route system (B6/B8/C15 etc) as a basis for the guide, this year 112 people were asked to recommend their favourite places in Namibia. This is a useful focus particularly after the 2011 edition. Photographs are excellent - highlighting the diversity of the country.

It is again well supported by advertisers including a double page spread from Joe's! Total paging (adverts and editorial) at 130 is slightly down from the 146 pages last year but it is still packed with great tips.

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where would i get my paws on one?

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Walter wherever they sell Drive Out/ Go Mag magazine in Windhoek.
Not sure if they have arrived in Namibia as yet??. Bought mine today in SA.

or online order:

http://www.gomag.co.za/shop

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thanks, will keep a look out. Lara in swakop at the moment, maybe she can find one. sounds interesting.

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Walter, we got a copy from CNA yesterday already.

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They were printed a week ago and the books are currently being distributed.

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Paul - Did you see my Mamili pic in the mag !?
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Old 29-04-12, 11:57 AM
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Yes Lyn - they had to brighten up those dull male dominated pages with a great smile!
Nice pic - who took it? How did Gomag contact the people interviewed?

I think I will bypass Mamili when visiting Caprivi - sounds a bit too wet.

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I just downloaded it to my iPad and on first impressions it looks great. Lots of places to consider for my upcoming Namibian trip in September.

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Yes Lyn - they had to brighten up those dull male dominated pages with a great smile!
Nice pic - who took it? How did Gomag contact the people interviewed?

I think I will bypass Mamili when visiting Caprivi - sounds a bit too wet.
Thanks !! who took the Mamili pics , or who took the pic of me ?!

Mamili pics - I took, pic of me a friend of mine took when we were sitting at Dune 7 bar in Feb this year.

Its a stunning park / area and a place that you must vist, however - go prepared and go with at least 2 vehicles. There is a new lodge inside the park now too.
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