A visual guide to exploring Deadvlei in Sossusvlei, Namibia, one of the most unique desert landscapes in the world. Surrounded by dunes, the trees that remain in Deadvlei are true fossils, completely frozen in time. Travel in Namibia.
The satellite captured this image of the sand seas of the Namib Desert. The blue and white area is the dry river bed of the Tsauchab. Image Courtesy: Korea Aerospace Research Institute / European Space Agency
I'm lucky that I've climbed this dune! Dune 45 in Sossusvlei is one of the most beautiful sand dunes in the world. Standing over 170 meters, it is composed of 5 million year old sand that was brought by the Orange River from the Kalahari Desert.