"Namib" means "vast place," and the desert lands of Namibia really puts the "namib" in Namibia. We spent a week exploring Namibia, visiting the oldest and tallest sand dunes in the world, some of the richest diamond fields in the world, and lots and lots of vast, empty spaces.
Welcome to Etosha National Park, in northern Namibia. Etosha is a large wildlife sanctuary, where wooded plains filled with 150 species of large mammals surround a vast salt-desert depression. We embarked on a safari in Etosha in our rental car, without a guide. Click the link to see how we fared
Welcome to the Okavango Delta in Botswana, which is one of the world's largest inland waterways and home to over 250,000 large mammals. During our four days in the area, we saw the Delta from a helicopter, a motor boat, a canoe, on foot, and from a tent. Click the link to read more about our safari in the Okavango Delta.