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Deadvlei

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A: Dead Vlei in Namibia

door holger-turck, 160 hier vandaan

Dead Vlei in Namibia

B: Dead Vlei

door Martin Kneth, 220 hier vandaan

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

Dead Vlei

C: View over the Dead Vlei

door Martin Kneth, 300 hier vandaan

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

View over the Dead Vlei

D: Deadvlei

door Arno Dietz, 320 hier vandaan

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

Deadvlei

E: Hidden Vlei, Namibia

door Stephan Messner, 4.0 hier vandaan

Hidden Vlei, Namibia

F: Dune 45

door Arno Dietz, 18.4 hier vandaan

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

Dune 45

G: Dune in Sossusvlei

door Armin Leuprecht, 24.3 hier vandaan

Dune in Sossusvlei

H: Sesriem Canyon

door Armin Leuprecht, 57.7 hier vandaan

Sesriem Canyon

I: Sesriem after rain in march 2009

door Stephan Messner, 57.8 hier vandaan

Sesriem after rain in march 2009

J: Sesriem camp site

door Armin Leuprecht, 59.4 hier vandaan

Sesriem camp site

Dit panorama is genomen in Africa

Dit is een overzicht van 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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