Namibia and Africa Day 4 – Sossusvlei Dunes

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From Hammerstein Lodge we started at 4:30 AM towards Sossusvlei Dunes to be at the entrance gate as early as they open. Actually we were car no. 11 which ist not so bad at all 🙂

So the gate opened and we drove the 70 km into the Sossusvlei park, passing a lot of very high dunes…

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The key is being here during sunrise as the shadows are gone towards high noon.

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You can see the people walking up the 300 m dunes up to the top:

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So finally arrived at the back end of the Sossusvlei park where we satrted to climb up the dunes as well.

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The salt lake among the dunes in white – and the blue sky on top – impressive colours…

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A lonely and green tree in the middle of a dry salt lake…

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So this visit ended somewhere at 12:00 – so you should spend there at least 4-5 hours to realize the full beauty of this incredible place. If you aren’t in a hurry, take your time and spend 2 days there. It’s worth to do.

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