• 1. Black rhinoceros tanking up at a water hole during the night, Etosha Pan.1. Black rhinoceros tanking up at a water hole during the night, Etosha Pan.
  • 2. Plains zebras come in huge herds to drink their fill at an Etosha Pan water hole2. Plains zebras come in huge herds to drink their fill at an Etosha Pan water hole
  • 3. Getting close enough to a skitrish mare muzzling her foal is quite a challenge.3. Getting close enough to a skitrish mare muzzling her foal is quite a challenge.
  • 4. A lacework of animal tracks cover this mountain4. A lacework of animal tracks cover this mountain
  • 5. Wadis flow amid huge uplifted strata.5. Wadis flow amid huge uplifted strata.
  • 6. Pink flamingos dot the Atlantic shore and fly in huge skeins.6. Pink flamingos dot the Atlantic shore and fly in huge skeins.
  • 7. Crescent-shaped dunes drift toward the Atlantic.7. Crescent-shaped dunes drift toward the Atlantic.
  • 8. Sand dunes glide over a penaplaned granite substrate.8. Sand dunes glide over a penaplaned granite substrate.
  • 9. A mountain of white seems to be melting away.9. A mountain of white seems to be melting away.
  • 10. Sossuvlei’s immense orange dunes add a unique note of color.10. Sossuvlei’s immense orange dunes add a unique note of color.
  • 11.  Another view of the Sossuvlei dunes11. Another view of the Sossuvlei dunes
  • 12.  Although composed of loose sand, the dunes are rather static.12. Although composed of loose sand, the dunes are rather static.
  • 13. Climbers are dwarfed by the scale of the dunes.13. Climbers are dwarfed by the scale of the dunes.
  • 14. The brilliant orange of the dunes fades as the sun moves.14. The brilliant orange of the dunes fades as the sun moves.
  • 15. Orange dunes of Sossuvlei blown into wondrous shapes.15. Orange dunes of Sossuvlei blown into wondrous shapes.
  • 16. Ostriches in small groups peck away near Sossuvlei16. Ostriches in small groups peck away near Sossuvlei
  • 17. The Skeleton Coast got its name due to the harshness of the Namib Desert, not lacking in beauty17. The Skeleton Coast got its name due to the harshness of the Namib Desert, not lacking in beauty
  • 18. Huge crescent-shaped dunes constantly reshape themselves along the Atlantic coast18. Huge crescent-shaped dunes constantly reshape themselves along the Atlantic coast
  • 19. Track in the Skeleton Coast19. Track in the Skeleton Coast
  • 20. Accacias and mopane in Khumb Dry Riverbed20. Accacias and mopane in Khumb Dry Riverbed
  • 21. Curious bunch of giraffes in Khumb Dry Riverbed21. Curious bunch of giraffes in Khumb Dry Riverbed
  • 22. Giraffes survey the neighborhood from up high.  They can lope away at surprising speed22. Giraffes survey the neighborhood from up high. They can lope away at surprising speed
  • 23. Four diminutive ostriches confirm the immensity of a mountainscape23. Four diminutive ostriches confirm the immensity of a mountainscape
  • 24. Desert zebras are amazingly skittish24. Desert zebras are amazingly skittish
  • 25. Herero woman chats with t-shirted neighbor25. Herero woman chats with t-shirted neighbor
  • 26. Elaborate dresses and cow-horn hats worn by Herero women are in stark contrast to the surrounding desert26. Elaborate dresses and cow-horn hats worn by Herero women are in stark contrast to the surrounding desert
  • 27. Oryx herd relishes the grasses in Hoarusib Canyon27. Oryx herd relishes the grasses in Hoarusib Canyon
  • 28. Oryx, symbol of Namibia, once ranged as far as Arabia28. Oryx, symbol of Namibia, once ranged as far as Arabia
  • 29. A couple of oryx trudge away in Hoarusib Canyon29. A couple of oryx trudge away in Hoarusib Canyon
  • 30. Angry desert elephant mother protects her calf in Hoarusib Canyon30. Angry desert elephant mother protects her calf in Hoarusib Canyon
  • 31. Strolling amidst the coastal dunes31. Strolling amidst the coastal dunes
  • 32. Ripples in the sand32. Ripples in the sand
  • 33. Sand dunes33. Sand dunes
  • 39. Track leading to Eternity39. Track leading to Eternity
  • 35. Springbok, “jumping goat” of the desert35. Springbok, “jumping goat” of the desert
  • 36. A view of the brutal Namib Desert from the air36. A view of the brutal Namib Desert from the air
  • 37. In Swakopmund a pretty girl displays her teeth and braided locks37. In Swakopmund a pretty girl displays her teeth and braided locks
  • 38. Succulents, able to draw moisture from the mists, are prevalent in the desert38. Succulents, able to draw moisture from the mists, are prevalent in the desert
  • 39. In Swakopmund, Namibia’s sole Atlantic seaport, sunset draws a small crowd on its pier39. In Swakopmund, Namibia’s sole Atlantic seaport, sunset draws a small crowd on its pier