In September, we joined a gaggle to roam by Namibia below the course of Orlando Haraseb (a latest silver medalist for worldwide information of the 12 months) and Tarry Butcher. We began and resulted in Windhoek. This compendium is meant to focus on our journey. The images are roughly within the order by which they have been shot.
We initially went to Africat, a facility for rescue of Cheetahs that’s positioned south of Otjiwarongo. There we walked with cheetahs and noticed leopards, together with many different animals.
Subsequent got here Etosha at Anderssons Camp and Dolomite Camp. Right here we noticed wonderful wildlife, largely gathering at waterholes.
Subsequent, we visited a Himba village to study their customs, see their dancing, and to thank them for sharing their lives with us.
From there it was on to Damaraland to see pink rock and petroglyphs. We additionally noticed a 1200 12 months outdated Welwitschia plant—these vegetation dwell to greater than 2000 years of age.
We went to the Skeleton Coast to see a shipwreck after which on to Swakopmund for kayaking and flamingos.
Subsequent up got here Sossusvlei, a photographer’s dream of hovering dunes and surroundings.
Our closing cease was a hike within the Tok Tokkie portion of the NamibRand Protect. We slept out below the begins and noticed skies like most of us had by no means seen earlier than.
These footage solely supply a minor style of what was there and what we skilled within the huge magnificence and grandeur of Namibia.
-Pictures and textual content by WT adventurers Randy Roig and Ellen Sampson, Namibia Expedition
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