If vast empty spaces, striking sand dunes, amazing wildlife and impressive sunrises and sunsets are your kind of thing, then Namibia should definitely be on your list of places to visit. LPM reader John Freeman has the story
Namibia, a land of contrasts, is a vast and largely uninhabited country located in the south west corner of Africa, taking its name from the only true desert in southern Africa, the Namib. In the native Nama language, this word means “open space”, so Namibia is the “land of open spaces” and its name could not be more appropriate. Largely covered by desert, rugged mountains and arid plains, it is the most sparsely populated country in the continent. And, while it is also one of the driest countries in Africa, it has a 1500 km long Atlantic coastline, a foggy, barren wasteland strewn with shipwrecks, the entire length of which has been designated a national park. The country borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east, South Africa to the south and the...
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