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Near Sesriem

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A: Sesriem after rain in march 2009

by Stephan Messner, 22.9 km away

Sesriem after rain in march 2009

B: Sesriem Canyon

by Armin Leuprecht, 23.0 km away

Sesriem Canyon

C: Road C19, Namibia

by Martin Broomfield, 23.9 km away

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

Road C19, Namibia

D: Sesriem camp site

by Armin Leuprecht, 24.2 km away

Sesriem camp site

E: Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

by Martin Broomfield, 49.2 km away

Red sandstone cliffs, known as the fossilized dunes, are twenty million years old. Situated at the ea...

Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

F: Dune in Sossusvlei

by Armin Leuprecht, 53.6 km away

Dune in Sossusvlei

G: Dune 45

by Arno Dietz, 59.4 km away

Dune 45 is a star dune in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Its name comes from the fact that it is at the 45th ki...

Dune 45

H: Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Namibia

by Martin Broomfield, 59.4 km away

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_45Dune 45 is a star dune in the Sossusvlei area of ...

Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Namibia

I: Welcome to Solitaire, Namibia

by Martin Broomfield, 72.5 km away

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

J: Hidden Vlei, Namibia

by Stephan Messner, 73.6 km away

Hidden Vlei, Namibia

This panorama was taken in Africa

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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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