It’s April and time to start training for the WWF Desert Challenge. It is time to begin preparing physically for the epic feat of mountain biking, hiking and paddling for seven days in the desert.
“The Nama people were here first…” says Brent Whittington, park manager of the Richtersveld National Park. And they absolutely were. For more than 2000 years, the Nama people have lived across vast areas of Southern Africa – and the Richtersveld is one of their last places of refuge.