Nkwichi Blog

The Glare of the Southern Sky

Why is stargazing better in the Southern hemisphere?!

Southern hemisphere skies offer dazzling spectacles for night viewing, some of which cannot be seen from the Northern hemisphere. As the sun sets and darkness descends, a number of different features become visible in the sky: thousands of stars, the moon, planets, faint hazy patches of light and dusty dark regions.

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A Sky Full of Stars

With no light pollution for many miles around, Nkwichi’s beach is perfect for stargazing. Gazing at the stars while sitting around a campfire inevitably leads to everybody sharing stories. This is a story that was told that I can not help but sharing with you.

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The best 10th anniversary we could have wished for! Beautiful remote location, stunning beach, only matched by the friendly service and the food! We will be back soon!

Duran & Alexa, South Africa, April 2015