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green Desert in Tsondab-Valley/ Namibia/ Africa

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Nach der Regenzeit, die im März 2009 besonders kräftig ausfiel, zeigt sich die Vornamib in einem üppigem Mehr aus hüfthohem Gras. Kaum zu Glauben, das sies hier der Rand der Namibwüste ist.

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A: entrance to Tsondab-Valley /C14/ Namibia/ Africa

摄影师Stephan Messner, 距离此全景3.1

entrance to Tsondab-Valley /C14/ Namibia/ Africa

B: Welcome to Solitaire, Namibia

摄影师Martin Broomfield, 距离此全景8.0

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

C: Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

摄影师Martin Broomfield, 距离此全景29.4

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

Fossilized dunes, Gondwana Namib Park, Namibia

D: Sunset near the Rostock mountains

摄影师Martin Kneth, 距离此全景34.3

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

Sunset near the Rostock mountains

E: Gaub pass (near Solitaire)

摄影师Armin Leuprecht, 距离此全景45.3

Gaub pass (near Solitaire)

F: Road C19, Namibia

摄影师Martin Broomfield, 距离此全景56.4

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

Road C19, Namibia

G: near "Henno Martin Shelter" / Kuiseb-Canyon/ Namibia/ Africa

摄影师Stephan Messner, 距离此全景60.8

near "Henno Martin Shelter" / Kuiseb-Canyon/ Namibia/ Africa

H: Gamsberg

摄影师Armin Leuprecht, 距离此全景61.9


I: Kuiseb-Bridge/ Namibia/ Africa

摄影师Stephan Messner, 距离此全景63.5

Kuiseb-Bridge/ Namibia/ Africa

J: Sesriem camp site

摄影师Armin Leuprecht, 距离此全景71.4

Sesriem camp site



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.