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Travel to Namibia: Namib and the Fish River Canyon

Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

The itinerary of the travel to Namibia and South Africa was designed and prepared several months before leaving. Being our first experience in Southern Africa, we decided to travel in peace by relying on an expert local guide. For the ...

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The animals of the Kalahari: suricate and mongooses

Suricate, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park presents a wide variety of animals on this page are presented suricate and meerkats living in the park. SURICATE (Suricata suricatta) The suricate (or meerkat) are small mammals widespread in southern Africa in areas of desert ...

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The animals of the Kalahari: the gazelles

Steenbok, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park presents a wide variety of animals on this page are some species of gazelles living in the park. SPRINGBOK (Antidorcas marsupialis) The springbok is a small gazelle of brown and white spread in southern and south-western ...

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Kalahari Desert: the territory of the Bushmen (San)

Kalahari, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Kalahari Desert, the fourth desert in the world by extension (about 520,000 sq km), situated on both sides of the Tropic of Capricorn, is a semi-arid desert that stretches over a plateau at a height varying between 850 and ...

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Naukluft Mountains: a rocky massif in Namibia

Naukluft Mountains (Naukluftberge), Namib-Naukluft N.P., Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The easternmost part of the Namib-Naukluft National Park is formed by the mountains of the Naukluft. This is a mountainous massif that dominates the stony plains of central Namib. The scenario that presents itself to the traveler is surprisingly beautiful: ...

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Sossusvlei dunes: pools of water in the desert

Sossusvlei, Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

One of the major attractions of Namib-Naukluft National Park is the occasional pools of water in Sossusvlei. These scenic pools of water are surrounded by the high red dunes of the Namib desert. Due to the picturesque contrast that exists ...

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Namib Desert: the highest dunes in the world

Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Namib-Naukluft National Park, whose original core was founded in 1907 by the German colonial administration and subsequently enlarged, is today among the largest protected natural areas on the African continent (49,768 sq km). The landscapes that can be admired ...

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Namib Rand: a private nature reserve

Namib Rand, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The Namib Rand Nature Reserve is located in central and southern Namibia, between Sesriem and Helmeringhausen. This reserve covers an area of 172,200 hectares and is probably the largest private natural reserve in all of southern Africa. The reserve borders, ...

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Fish River Canyon: the largest canyon in Africa

Fish River Canyon, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Located in southern Namibia, the Fish River Canyon National Park is one of (many) places that make a trip to Namibia particularly fascinating and interesting. The canyon can be reached from Keetmanshoop along a beautiful dirt road during the dry ...

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The climate of Namibia: when to go to Namibia

Namib Rand, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Namibia is an arid area of southern Africa, its climate is semi-desert, with cool nights and hot days, the hottest months are between December and March. There are two rainy seasons, one of the short rains between October and December ...

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Namibia: natural parks, deserts and plateaus

Kokerboom (Aloe dichotoma), Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Namibia (Republic of Namibia) is a presidential republic of Southern Africa, washed to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, bordered to the north by Angola, to the north-east by Zambia and Zimbabwe, to the east by Botswana and to the ...

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