Kuiseb-Bridge/ Namibia/ Africa
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Panoramabillede af Stephan Messner EXPERT Taget 20:51, 05/05/2010 - Views loading...


Kuiseb-Bridge/ Namibia/ Africa

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B: Gaub pass (near Solitaire)

Af Armin Leuprecht, 19.8 km væk

Gaub pass (near Solitaire)

C: Sunset near the Rostock mountains

Af Martin Kneth, 29.2 km væk

This panorama shows a view over the grasland next to the Rostock mountains (look to the north) while ...

Sunset near the Rostock mountains

D: Gamsberg

Af Armin Leuprecht, 51.3 km væk


F: green Desert in Tsondab-Valley/ Namibia/ Africa

Af Stephan Messner, 63.5 km væk

green Desert in Tsondab-Valley/ Namibia/ Africa

G: Welcome to Solitaire, Namibia

Af Martin Broomfield, 69.7 km væk

The town of Solitaire can be found at he junction of roads C19 and C14. As its name implies, it is in...

Welcome to Solitaire, Namibia

H: Road C19, Namibia

Af Martin Broomfield, 118.2 km væk

The road north. Part of the drive from Sossusvlei to Solitare, is on the gravel road C19. This is one...

Road C19, Namibia

I: Sesriem camp site

Af Armin Leuprecht, 131.1 km væk

Sesriem camp site

J: Sesriem after rain in march 2009

Af Stephan Messner, 135.1 km væk

Sesriem after rain in march 2009

Dette panorama blev taget i Africa

Dette er et overblik over Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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