Africa 2012 - Sossus Dunes

  • MG 7457  Destination today dunes of Sossusvlei
  • MG 7389  Leaving Swakopmund on another long straight gravel road
  • MG 7391  Beautiful mountains along the way
  • MG 9953  Kuiseb Canyon
  • MG 9967  Tropic of Capricorn sign in the middle of nowhere
  • MG 7407  Beautiful mountains pass
  • MG 7408  Good gravel roads with no traffic for miles and miles
  • MG 7411  Wild horses or not?
  • MG 9981  The town of Solitaire, famous for Moose's apple pie and an old car collection
  • MG 9983
  • MG 7616  Ours is the first tent
  • IMG 0015  Our room #13 at Sossus Dune Lodge
  • IMG 0016  Our tent looks out over the watering hole
  • MG 7918  Sunset view from our room
  • MG 7683  Before sunrise on the way to Sossusvlei
  • MG 7691  Road to Sossusvlei, tar for 60 klicks then sand
  • MG 7729  The last 5 kms, the only time we used 4 wheel drive
  • MG 7721  Sossusvlei, Big Daddy and Dead Vlei
  • MG 7451  Sunrise view from atop of Big Daddy
  • MG 0025  Sunrise coming to Dead VLei with morning mist from Big Daddy
  • MG 7459  Big Mamma at sunrise
  • MG 7466  Sunrise in the dunes
  • MG 7469  Springbok at sunrise in the dunes
  • MG 7489  Jim running into Dead Vlei from a top Big Daddy
  • MG 0048  Sunrise in Dead Vlei
  • MG 0060  Dead Vlei trees
  • MG 0075  More trees
  • MG 0081  More trees
  • MG 7543  The ants in the dunes
  • MG 7712  Gemsbok on the road to Sossusvlei
  • MG 7699  Rare Brown hyaena near Dune 45
  • MG 7679  Dune 45 for sunset and sundowners
  • MG 7643  On top of Dune 45 for sunset
  • MG 7652  Sundowners on top of Dune 45
  • MG 7736  The mission is to climb to the very top of Big Daddy for Jim's birthday champagne toast
  • MG 7743  Ready to hike to the summit forJim's birthday
  • MG 7768  Just getting to the starting point
  • MG 7786  Now the hike begins
  • MG 7787  He has arrived!
  • MG 7790  What a view from the top of Big Daddy
  • IMG 7796  Champagne and chocolate muffins to celebrate someone's birthday
  • MG 7802  View of White Mountains from top of Big Daddy
  • MG 7831  The birthday boy with his champagne
  • MG 7845  Dead Vlei at mid day, not a sole there
  • MG 7847  Springbok in Dead Vlei
  • MG 7848  Jim is the speck on top of Big Daddy
  • IMG 7890
  • MG 0115  Leaving Sossusvlei for Windhoek, self portrait
  • MG 0146  Climbing to Spreetshoogte Pass
  • MG 0151  Some of the few not straight roads in Namibia
  • MG 0155  Once on top, the road across
  • MG 8004  Baboons on the road to Windhoek