Friday Photo: Namibia’s Sea of Sand
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Friday Photo: Namibia’s Sea of Sand

Namibia’s “Sand Sea” – the Namib Desert , has today been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The desert’s burning sun, unobstructed by clouds or trees, paints with light and shadow on the sloped surfaces – the rust red walls, the white clay floors, the dark, hardy camelthorn trees. Continue reading

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Desert Abstraction – Flying over Namibia
Africa / Namibia / Photo Gallery

Desert Abstraction – Flying over Namibia

A safari is normally characterised by trying to get nearer – tracking something down, pursuing it, getting the long lenses out. But a flying safari is about being just far enough away to make out the horizon beyond the mountains, to watch the coastal fog creeping up behind the dunes, to observe the earth becoming an abstract artwork of shadow and light, the known and the unknown. Continue reading