When WT Adventurer Roland Feiner began dreaming of another journey to Africa, he was lured back to the austere Mars-like landscapes of Namibia and wanted to explore the wildlife-rich Etosha Pan. “It was 40 years ago when I first visited what is now called Namibia,” Roland says. “Since Namibia has embraced tourism, I was able to convince my wife that a desert or semi-desert safari would be another memorable adventure in Africa.” The couple experienced Namibia’s stunning and surreal landscapes, witnessed a wide variety of wildlife, and stayed in extraordinary lodges on our Namibia Private Journey. Here are some of their memorable moments.

The Landscapes

flight to Sossusvlei
On our way from Windhoek to Sossusvlei
sundowner in Tsauchab Riverbed, Namibia
Stop for a “sundowner” along the Tsauchab Riverbed
Deadvlei Namibia
“Big Daddy” dune from the Deadvlei area, Sossusvlei
Deadvlei Namibia
Hiking up on “Big Daddy”
Sossusvlei area Namibia
Sossusvlei area
sossusvlei in the morning
Morning in the dune field
Amazing rock art of Twyfelfontein
Ongava Game Reserve, Etosha Pan, Namibia
Our lodge at the Ongava Game Reserve, on the border of the Etosha Pan

The Wildlife

Pelican Point Namibia
Enjoying an excursion by boat to Pelican Point near Walvis Bay to see some wildlife from the water

Rhinos near waterhole in Ongava Namibia
Several rhinos near our lodge in Ongava

Wildlife, Etosha, Namibia
Wildlife in the Etosha area
Wildlife Etosha Namibia
Along the Etosha Pan

The People

Himba women namibia
The Himba women’s hair are a work of art.

—Text and photos by WT Adventurer Roland Feiner, Namibia Private Journey.

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