Damaraland Highlights

Here is a glimpse of some of the beautiful scenery of Damaraland, and my transfer between Sossusvlei and Damaraland.

One of Damaraland's rocky hills.  Taken early in the day when the winds are low and the sky is free from dust.

One of Damaraland’s rocky hills. Taken early in the day when the winds are low and the sky is free from dust.

An oryx runs through the desert at sunset.  Such pretty light.

An oryx runs through the desert at sunset. Such pretty light.

A huge group of ostriches were spooked by our approaching vehicle, and ran as fast as they could to the top of the rise.

A huge group of ostriches were spooked by our approaching vehicle, and ran as fast as they could to the top of the rise.

One of the more recent shipwrecks along the Namibian coast.  This one ran aground in the mid 2000's.

One of the more recent shipwrecks along the Namibian coast. This one ran aground in the mid 2000’s.

Some of the amazing rock engravings at Twyfelfontein.  They estimate that the San bushman carved these images between 2000-6000 years ago.  The sandstone has broken up, and the panels are no longer in the original positions.

Some of the amazing rock engravings at Twyfelfontein. They estimate that the San bushman carved these images between 2000-6000 years ago. The sandstone has broken up, and the panels are no longer in the original positions.

One of the desert adapted elephants of Damaraland.  I was surprised how high they climbed in the mountains.

One of the desert adapted elephants of Damaraland. I was surprised how high they climbed in the mountains.

Huab river

4 thoughts on “Damaraland Highlights

  1. Great photos Jen. Keep posting. This is the only way I will ever get there is by viewing your photos.
    Patti

    • Thanks Patti – I will try to get some more posted around the end of the week – I’ve been out of Internet range for the past few days and it’s been great!

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