We arrived at the Mushara bush camp after a long day's drive across the Etosha pan, minds brimming with harrowingly beautiful images of wild animals whitened by the dusty pan. The camp is warm and inviting, with generous seating in its well designed lounge. The boutique on site has dreamy finds of local cart and is stocked with art projects for kids as well. Of the three Mushara lodges, this is the one outfitted for children (with a beautiful pool and a hand-made playground), but do not fear: this is a refined establishment that has finally made a place for design-minded parents to feel welcome. We also stayed at the Mushara Lodge next door, in an extravagant 2 bedroom villa, but longed for this, the more rustic and equally charming neighbor.