Andrew travels to Namibia, a country of astonishing beauty, vanishing cultures and truly bizarre foods. He embarks on a quest to meet the Himba, a remote, semi-nomadic tribe whose way of life hasn't changed in centuries. Andrew tastes traditional tribal foods.

From This Episode

"Being welcomed into this Himba village was a huge honor and thrill for me." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"This is an Ovambo-style dessert -- spinach dried and reconstituted. It tasted like mud and probably my least favorite food on my Namibia trip." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"It took 5 men and nearly all my strength to butcher a 700-pound blue wildebeest." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"Photographer Joel Weber shoots the vast landscape in Eastern Namibia." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"Himba women have a striking sense of beauty that requires elaborate rituals. The result is stunning!" 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"Dried mopane worms are a staple food in Namibia. These worms are rich in protein." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"The intestines of the blue wildebeest are cooked Ovambo-style -- directly on the hot coals." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"Air-dried oryx meat is an Ovambo tribe specialty." ' Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"I'm standing outside of a Himba village. The tribe lives in one of the harshest climates on earth." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"Here's a picture of me in the backyard kitchen of a `smiley den' while visiting a Katatura slum in Namibia, where the food is pretty hardcore." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"The sun sets in Kaokoland, the ancestral homeland of the Himba. Today it remains one of Namibia's closely protected conservancies." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"In Ovambo tradition, the wildebeest eyeballs are cooked first, wrapped in the stomach and tossed on the coals." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"My Himba guide, Edison, explains some of the fascinating Himba rituals." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


"This porridge, an Ovambo staple, is made of mashed beans." 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280


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