Namibia: Land of sand and sea

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Mountains, desert and bush-land: the essence of Namibia
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Sun sets over the Namib-Naukluft
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Raised luxury on the lap of the Namib-Naukluft
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Elephant totems salute the Namib-Naukluft
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Looming sand dunes of Sossusvlei
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Golden sands as the sun rises
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Big Daddy casts his shadow over Dead Vlei
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Dunes turn orange as the Sun raises. They surround the limestone pan-erstwhile lake of Dead Veil
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Sun raises over Big Daddy; Surya Namaskaram of Camelthorn trees. Those dots on the dune?–people
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Big Daddy as seen by Dead Vlei trees
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Oryx grazing under the camelthorn trees while a social weaver goes about its business
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Tented camps
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Lodges that give the best of both worlds: comfort and close to nature
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Sun sets as the camp lights go on
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The Namib-Naukluft gives way to flatlands
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Hardy-bush land, sand dunes and dry river beds
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Fag-end of Kuiseb canyon along C42
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Flamingos at Walvis bay
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B2 with palm trees on either side
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snowstorm where the sand meets the sea: B2 road to Swakopmund
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Moon Landscape: dorob national park
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marvelling that the moonlandscape
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Zelia: sunken ship on the skeleton coast.
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Swakopmund coastline
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rolling sand dunes with magnetite icing
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footprints on the sands (of time)
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7 thoughts on “Namibia: Land of sand and sea

  1. Aaaahmazing! You never mentioned that it was this amazing! I really like the limestone dune pic. Keep these coming please, don’t stop!

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    1. Yeah, its hard to describe the feeling. All the cliches you hear about visiting Africa is all true. My pictures hardly do it justice!

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  2. Too much di…thanks for taking us to the beauty you have much cherished…every little detailed shot seems to be pointing out to the joy and surprises you have encountered…only one word comes to my mind when I see these… ‘ENCHANTED’

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