Sesriem after rain in march 2009
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Sesriem after rain in march 2009

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A: Sesriem Canyon

av Armin Leuprecht, 130 meter bort

Sesriem Canyon

B: Sesriem camp site

av Armin Leuprecht, 4.0 km bort

Sesriem camp site

C: Road C19, Namibia

av Martin Broomfield, 20.5 km bort

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

Road C19, Namibia

D: Near Sesriem

av Armin Leuprecht, 22.9 km bort

Near Sesriem

E: Dune in Sossusvlei

av Armin Leuprecht, 35.2 km bort

Dune in Sossusvlei

F: Dune 45

av Arno Dietz, 40.4 km bort

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 45, Sossusvlei, Namibia

av Martin Broomfield, 40.4 km bort

From Wikipedia: 45 is a star dune in the Sossusvlei area of ...

Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Namibia

H: Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

av Martin Broomfield, 45.8 km bort

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

Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

I: Hidden Vlei, Namibia

av Stephan Messner, 53.9 km bort

Hidden Vlei, Namibia

J: View over the Dead Vlei

av Martin Kneth, 57.6 km bort

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

View over the Dead Vlei

Det här panoramat togs i Africa

Detta är en översikt av 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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