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Walvis Bay to Sossusvlei--drive or fly????

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In February, we need to travel from Walvis Bay to Sossusvlei, where we will be staying nearby in a desert lodge. At the conclusion of our desert stay, we will need to transfer from Sossusvlei to Windhoek airport.

In each case, we have the choice of small plane or car and driver. Obviously, there is a significant difference of time required for a drive rather than flight. However, we wonder if the extra time of either or both drives would be worthwhile. Scenery? A look at the Namibian countryside Small villages or glimpses of Namibian life? This will be our only time in Namibian.

Or, would one or both flights be the better choice to get an overview of the countryside from the air?

Recommendations? Thanks

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