Top Reasons to Go to Namibia

The world's oldest living desert: The Namib is everything you might imagine a "real" desert to be.

A memorable drive: The road from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay is one of the most beautiful and unusual routes in the world.

Water-hole wonders: Arm yourself with binoculars, drinks, a picnic, and patience. Open your car windows and wait for the game to come. You won't be disappointed.

Ride the Desert Express: During this two-day train journey between Windhoek and Swakopmund, you'll stop to walk in the desert, visit the world's biggest outdoor rock-art gallery, watch lions being fed, and view a spectacular desert sunset (or sunrise).

Etosha National Park: One of Africa's largest and most spectacular game parks, Etosha has cheap and cheerful self-catering accommodations, an excellent road network, and superb game-viewing.

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