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So DH and I are going on a 12-night wildlife conservation project next October. We will be starting and ending in Windhoek. We want to round out our trip with a short excursion of 2-4 days, and here is where I need ideas.

What is your favorite authentic spot within a 2-4 hour drive of Windhoek? By authentic, I mean not over-crowded or tourist-centered. I should mention that we've been on safari before, so the desire to see the big 5 isn't pressing.

We appreciate low-key, where we're not distracted by fancy amenities. We prefer to enjoy the natural beauty of the country. We don't mind camping,but don't want to haul gear overseas for just a few days. We have a moderate budget.

Any suggestions?

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