Photos by G.R. Davis
While searching for elephants near the Abu-Huab campground near the ancient rock engravings of Twyvelfontein, we found solid evidence that elephants had been in the region recently.
Flamingo over lagoon at Walvis Bay
Organ Pipes rock formation near Twyvelfontein
Quiver trees in Kuiseb Desert
Quiver trees are so named because
their hollow trunks are used by the San people to hold their hunting arrows.
At this site, we found many small garnets by crawling about on hands and knees.
Seaside graves at Cape Cross
In the distance is the Cape Cross Seal Reserve where hundred of thousand of seals spend part of the year. Some of the men who worked at this lonely outpost north of Henties Bay were buried here.
Male Welwitschia mirabilis plant
Interesting because of their longevity, individuals of this species can be 300 years old.
Female Welwitschia mirabilis plant
Window washer in Swakopmund
Once a German colony, Namibia became an independent country in 1980. Swakopmund is a modern seaside resort town with a strong Bavarian character and a vacation destination for wealthy travelers.
More Africa Photos by GR Davis
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