Guide to special places to stay: Hotels which used to be something different
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NAMIBIA: Pelican Point Lodge
A peninsular jutting into the Atlantic Ocean near Walvis Bay is a perfect for spot for a lighthouse, but a lodge?! The harbour control tower next to the lighthouse is now a very remote lodge with incredible ocean views. Birdwatchers will love this place, and it's definitely for you if you like to be away from everyone else!
SOUTH AFRICA: The Silo
Where history meets art. This luxurious hotel started out as a grain elevator. Now it’s a luxurious hotel in Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, located above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Read more in our Tribes blog
The Tribes blog brings you regular articles written by our specialists, travellers or partners and conservationists in our destinations. We have a big collection of articles now, so have a mooch to find some interesting short reads.Explore more
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A Night in the Highlands
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In the Tribe: Face-to-face with Marcus Rutherford
Artist and lawyer Marcus Rutherford has travelled with Tribes eight times since 2013 - and always to Tanzania.