We are officially hitting the last few weeks of 2016. Boy oh boy has it been an eventful year. November ,you arrived amidst Diwali and Halloween rather like a big colourful bang unexpected but so welcome. There are now 2 more “work ” weeks left and I personally can not wait for some much needed time out and time to work on the blog.

This part of the year is rather crazy busy with year end exams and tons of marking. All this has left my immune system rather weak and after two visits to the doctor I am still not better. This part of the year is rather stressful so it is a reminder to me to look after me.

#GFWS2016

October Highlights

  1. The Good Food and Wine Show was as always a great weekend for all Durban foodies. The show this year had a new look.Loved catching up with old and new foodie friends as well as eating delicious food.
  2. Diwali, after the month long fast of Purtassi it was time to celebrate. A weekend of family time and yet again lots of delicious sweet treats.
  3. I started a 3 month blogging challenge and wrote my longest post ever. Have you read it ? My post was shared by two rather large South African Tourism accounts on social media which made this lil blogger rather happy.
  4. Ae Dil Hai Muskiel the much anticipated Bollywood release happened. Set in my favourite city of London this tale of Romance has an amazing soundtrack.

Namibia November

Namibia November

A desert that is calling my name as most of my readers know I have a mild obessession of the Desert. Maybe it is the vastness or the solitude that draws me either way I would love to visit every Desert of the world. You can read about my other

Namibia Facts :

  1. Was colonised by the Germans.
  2. Has 300 days of sunshine.
  3. April to June are the best times to visit for a real wildlife experience.
  4. The currency used is the Namibian Dollar.
  5. The Etosha Pan National Park is the largest Game Reserve in Africa.
  6. It has a population of 2.2 million people and is the second least densely populated country on Earth.
  7. Oktoberfest is an important event of the year.
  8. Namibia is one of two countries in the world that has Desert Elephants.
  9. It is home to two Deserts the Kalahari and the Namib.
  10. The Namib- Naukluft Park is one of the largest parks in the world.
  11. Sossusvlei is said to be the highest sanddunes in the world.
  12. It Β is home to 13 Ethnic groups.
  13. Fish River Canyon is the oldest canyon in the world as well as the world’s second largest.

Dearest Darling November

I know I am rather late in welcoming me BUT forgive me you have kept me rather busy already. And I am loving it.

With not long till you bid me farewell , I know the remaining days of you will be fantastic and filled with all sorts of wonderful. Like your sisters before you ,you have already proved to be outstanding.

I look forward to the days that remain and making everyday count.

SpiceGoddess Diwali

November Goals :

  1. Make time for me.
  2. Read atleast 1 complete book.
  3. Write 3 blog posts. Currently 2 down and 1 to go!
  4. Sleep more and that means switching off and actually putting my phone down.
  5. Drink more water and make wiser eating choices.
  6. Make time for doing fun stuff.

Sorry for the lateness but you have been rather spectacular and I love it November. I hope November has been kind to you.

Be Inspired !

Ciao

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30 thoughts on “Namibia November

  • November 29, 2016 at 3:36 am
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    I can’t believe November is almost over. This year has been flying like crazy. Hope you were able to achieve your November goals.

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  • November 29, 2016 at 7:11 am
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    Those are great goals! Hope you can take time for yourself, that’s so important. Have another great month in December πŸ™‚

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  • November 30, 2016 at 11:24 am
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    Oktoberfest is always so good and so fun! ! Well done on having your longest post ever shared by top companies πŸ˜„ Ree love30

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  • November 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm
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    Last day of November today! I cannot believe it. Lovely post, I always enjoy reading your facts πŸ™‚ I hope you feel better and remember to get some rest between all the marking!

    xx Karoliina | http://www.karoliinakazi.com

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  • November 30, 2016 at 7:45 pm
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    I can’t believe this year is almost over! It has all been going so quick! πŸ˜€
    Wonderful post by the way, learned so many new things πŸ™‚

    ~ Jasmin N
    littlethingswithjassy.blogspot.fi

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  • November 30, 2016 at 10:39 pm
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    Nice read, I can’t believe it’s the end of November already! Time flies πŸ™‚ Lukcy me November has treated me amazingly! And how about you?

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  • November 30, 2016 at 11:08 pm
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    Time flies and who would believe it, only 24 days till Christmas! Finding time for me is on my list every month but in the end i count only moments. Congratulations on your longest post! Regards, Helene.

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  • November 30, 2016 at 11:24 pm
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    These are really fantastic November goal and you looks gorgeous with your Indian Saree. November is almost gone very quick. But so happy to welcoming the greatest festive month December. Thanks so much for sharing babe.

    Kintan XO,
    http://kintanfashion.blogspot.com

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  • December 1, 2016 at 7:53 am
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    Darling I love to see how you make plans like that for the next month. Try to take your time and relax❀️

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  • December 1, 2016 at 11:38 am
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    Verushka, what a lovely post! What a lovely snapshot into the wonder and beauty of Nambia too πŸ™‚ Wishing you a lovely December and looking forward to your next post! Shine on lovely πŸ™‚

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  • December 1, 2016 at 9:52 pm
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    Interesting! I had no idea that Namibia was colonised by the German people. Africa is still on my bucket list, your post definitely fuelled my wanderlust πŸ™‚

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  • December 2, 2016 at 5:35 am
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    Wow, what a busy season…fun and exciting. Do you have specific goals for each month? All the best..hop you can stick to most of them!

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  • December 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm
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    November whizzed past before I could actually experience it. And soon it is going to be 2017!!! your post is kind of wakeup call for me. Need to make some good resolutions now.

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  • December 3, 2016 at 8:40 pm
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    Did you post something on the “Good Food and Wine Show”? I bet that would be a very popular item, especially with good photos.

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  • December 4, 2016 at 6:02 pm
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    Can’t believe December is already here! I think I could also have goals for each month it could help me organize myself better! Good post by the way πŸ™‚

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  • December 4, 2016 at 10:18 pm
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    It’s great to think about short terms goals- did you tick them all off? Great facts about Namibia by the way, I like the idea of linking the two topics.

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  • December 5, 2016 at 12:15 am
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    WOW, many things to do in November and what about December?!?! Hope you will have fun this month too, good luck!! πŸ˜€

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  • December 5, 2016 at 6:18 am
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    Wow, you’ve been very busy lady and we are glad to read that you are enjoying it! Few more days and 2016 will bid goodbye – we still have chance to party with 2016!

    PS. At least Namibia doesn’t experience flooding (am I right?).

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  • December 5, 2016 at 9:05 am
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    Wow 300 days of sunshine sounds amazing, I live in Seattle right now and could totally use some of that sun here. Really interesting facts about Namibia. Good luck with your December goals.
    xx, Kusum | http://www.sveeteskapes.com

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  • December 5, 2016 at 2:37 pm
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    I would love to visit Namibia, I know almost nothing about the country, expect the fact that it’s covered in desert. It’s interesting to know that they have desert elephants. I find it funny that Oktoberfest is actually one of their most important events of the year. I wouldn’t have imagined it.

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  • December 5, 2016 at 3:59 pm
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    I couldn’t even experience the month like the usual ones. It just flew. I had so much to do as my best friend was getting married. It is great to read this post. Kinda wake-up call for the new year’s eve.

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  • December 5, 2016 at 4:32 pm
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    I love your straightforward, honest goals. I think I will need to do this for myself. Definitely adds to the clarity of tasks for the month. Thanks for the idea πŸ™‚

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  • December 5, 2016 at 5:04 pm
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    Very interesting facts! Namibia is one of those unknown places that I don’t know much about, but I wouldn’t mind paying a visit just to see the Desert Elephants! πŸ™‚

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  • December 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm
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    Yes, making time for yourself is so important. I’ve been trying to get myself to read more frequently too but the constant travel x work life has have me putting it on the back burner. I have 3 books that I’ve bought that I still haven’t read too!

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  • December 5, 2016 at 8:57 pm
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    First of all, Congratulations!!! that your post has been shared by two prominent tourism accounts, your hard efforts getting paid off. And even I’m struggling with the kind of goals you shared.

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  • December 6, 2016 at 12:30 am
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    I just googled Fish River Canyon and it is beautiful. Good on you for writing a note to November and making a pledge, the time has gone so fast but I think it’s awesome that you’ve created some goals! Good luck.

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  • December 6, 2016 at 5:53 am
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    Can’t believe how times flies and we’re just three weeks before Christmas! I hope you’d have had achieved your November goals and Happy December gal!

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