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Spitzkoppe and Moon Landscape, Namibia

Namibia | 10 June

The Spitzkoppe is a group of granite rocks, over 700 million years old, which are found in the Namib dessert near the coast of Namibia. The peaks stand out dramatically from the flat surrounding landscape to a height of 1784 metres above sea level.

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Watching the sun set under the famous Rock Arch.

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I set up camp for the evening in 3 degree temperatures, alongside the boulders under the milky way.

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The following day I drove to what is famously known as the Moon Landscape, for its bare and inhospitable looking scenery.

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The drive is roughly 140kms and takes about 2 and a half hours. This eerie landscape has been the set location for several films and is definitely worth a visit if you are in the surrounding coastal towns.

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