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Namibia, 2016

Tree and dunes at Deadvlei
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Sand sea

Namib-Naukluft flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Sand sea

Namib-Naukluft flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Orange patterned

Namib-Naukluft flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Sky, sand, sea

Namib-Naukluft flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Shadow dune

Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Dune

Sand sea
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Dune 45

Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Hiking up Big Daddy

Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Patterns in the sand

Dune 45
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Deadvlei at dawn

Deadvlei
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Deadvlei after sunrise

Deadvlei
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Tree at Deadvlei

Deadvlei
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Deadvlei from above

Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Roots

Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Bob at Deadvlei

Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Charles at Deadvlei

Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Sesrien Canyon

Descent

Sesrien Canyon
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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The canyon

Sesrien Canyon
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Canyon Tree

Sesrien Canyon
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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The pool at the end of the trail - at least for me

Sesrien Canyon
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Moonscape

Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Moonscape

Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Pan-orama

Etosha Pan, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Where the Pan never Peters out

Endless pan with water mirage
Etosha Pan
Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Pan's edge

Etosha Pan
Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Etosha got panned by Bob

Self-portrait
Etosha Pan
Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Lotus in the pan

Etosha Pan
Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Side view selfie

Self-portrait
Etosha Pan
Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Far out house

Etosha Pan, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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cf: Toilets

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Fairy circles

Sossusvlei flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Fairy circles

Sossusvlei flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
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Fairy circles

Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Fairy circles

Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Fairy circles

Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Mammals

Rhino

Black rhino

Black rhino (Diceros bicornis)
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Black rhino

Black rhino (Diceros bicornis)
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Black rhino profiled

Black rhino (Diceros bicornis)
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Hi Jack

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Jackal on hotel grounds

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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High jacked - jackal on the wall

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Jackal and ele poop

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Zebras drinking

Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Giraffe close

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Giraffe head

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Giraffe on the move

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Giraffe jumping

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Giraffe running

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Meerkat

Meerkat
Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Scrutiny

Chacma baboon
Sesrien Canyon, Namibia
January 16, 2016
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This guy was driving like a baboon...seriously

Chacma baboon
Sesrien Canyon, Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Antelope

Black face

Black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi)
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Waterhole confrontation

Black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi)
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Who do? Ku do.

Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Oryx close

Oryx or gemsbok (Oryx gazella)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Oryx and dune

Oryx (Oryx gazella)
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia

January 15, 2016
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Oryx and dune

Oryx (Oryx gazella)
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia

January 15, 2016
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Oryx

Oryx (Oryx gazella)
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia

January 14, 2016
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Oryx

Oryx (Oryx gazella)
Namib-Naukluft Park
Namibia

January 14, 2016
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Irony

Oryx (Oryx gazella)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Blue gnu

Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Blue gnu reflected

Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Blue gnu drinking

Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Spring in Etosha

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Facing spring

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Two springbok

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Springbok - the drink

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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A beast with hart

Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Impala at dusk

Black-faced Impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Steenbok

Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris)
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Steenbok

Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Blesbok

Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus )
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Squirrel

Yellow-footed tree squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Squirrely

Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)
Family: Sciuridae
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Squirrel eating


Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Squirrel with mopane leaves

Mopane
Genus: Colophospermum
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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What???

Llama
Goanikontes Oasis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus)

Double-banded

Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus) - male
Namibian subspecies
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus)

Double-banded

Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus) - male
Namibian subspecies
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Double-banded closer

Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus) - male
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Double-banded

Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus) - female
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Subsequent spotting

Double-banded sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus) - female
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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As foretold in the korhaan

Northern black korhaan (Afrotis afraoides)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Call of the korhaan

Northern black korhaan (Afrotis afraoides)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Kori

Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Ruppell's

Ruppell's Korhaan
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Helmeted guinea fowl

Helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris)
Family: Numididae

Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Two guinea fowl

Helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris)
Family: Numididae

Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Blue crane

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Blue crane

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Blue crane

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Blue crane

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Blue crane

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Sociable weaver

Blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Flamingos

Greater flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Near Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Pied piper

Pied avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Near Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Keeping up with the Smiths

Blacksmith lapwing (Vanellus armatus)
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Lone plover

Chestnut-banded plover (Charadrius pallidus)
Family: Charadriidae
Etosha - near pan
Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Spotty performance

Ground scraper thrush (Psophocichla litsitsirupa)
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Not a coal mine in sight

Yellow canary (Crithagra flaviventris)
Family: Fringillidae = finch

Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Parent and child

Black-fronted bulbul or African Red-eyed bulbul (Pycnonotus nigricans)
Family: Pycnonotidae

Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Feeding time

Black-fronted bulbul or African Red-eyed bulbul (Pycnonotus nigricans)
Family: Pycnonotidae

Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Is that it?

Black-fronted bulbul or African Red-eyed bulbul (Pycnonotus nigricans)
Family: Pycnonotidae

Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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The lone weaver

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Weaver

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Weaver look back

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Weaver entering nest

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Weaver and weaved

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Fallen weaver nest

Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus)
Family: Ploceidae

Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Leave it to weaver

White-browed Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser mahali)
Family: Passeridae - Old World sparrows

Order: Passeriformes
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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"Black-tail"

Cape sparrow (Passer melanurus)
Family: Passeridae - Old World sparrows

Order: Passeriformes
Deadvlei, Namibia
January 16, 2016
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Sociable

Sociable weavers (Philetairus socius)
Family: Passeridae
Order: Passeriformes
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Sociable weaver nest

Sociable weavers (Philetairus socius)
Family: Passeridae
Order: Passeriformes
Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Sociable weaver nest

Sociable weavers (Philetairus socius)
Family: Passeridae
Order: Passeriformes
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Sociable weaver

Sociable weavers (Philetairus socius)
Family: Passeridae
Order: Passeriformes
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Cape glossy starling

Cape glossy starling (Lamprotornis nitens)
Family: Sturnidae
Order: Passeriformes
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Roller

Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Roller on a roll

Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Red-billed hornbill

Red-billed hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Hornbill

Red-billed hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Hornbill

Red-billed hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Corvid

()
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Corvid

Pied crow (Corvus albus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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When crows pretend they are eagles

Pied crow (Corvus albus)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Piping sand

Sandpiper ()
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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(Tringa glareola)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Caterpillar catcher

Marico flycatcher (Bradornis mariquensis)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Banded bandit

Common waxbill (Estrilda astrild)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Banded bandit

Common waxbill (Estrilda astrild)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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A wing and a cape

Cape sparrow (Passer melanurus) aka mossie
Order: Passeriformes
Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Passerine

()
Order: Passeriformes
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Face on

()
Order: Passeriformes
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Hoopoe

Hoopoe (Upupa epops africana)
Order: Bucerotiformes
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Tractrac chat

Tractrac chat (Cercomela tractrac)
Family: Muscicapidae
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Steve

Rock martin (Hirundo fuligula)
Family: Hirundinidae
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Love

Rosy-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)
Family: Psittacidae
Namutoni
Etosha, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Trying to take notes

Secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Falcon

Barbary falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
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Ostrich

Male Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Ostrich power step

Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Ostrich head

Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Reptiles

Lizard on rock

lizard ()
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Skink

Kalahari tree skink (Trachylepsis spilogaster)
Family: Scincidae
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Skink camouflaged

Ovambo Tree Skink (Trachylepis binotata)
Family: Scincidae
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Sand lizard

Namaqua sand lizard (Pedioplanis namaquensis)
Family: Lacertidae
Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Sand lizard

Namaqua sand lizard (Pedioplanis namaquensis)
Family: Lacertidae
Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
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Butterfly and flower

Butterfly
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Butterfly

Butterfly
Halali, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
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Moth rules

Marbled emperor moth (Heniocha dyops)
Frans Indongo, Etosha, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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The eye of the moth

Marbled emperor moth (Heniocha dyops)
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Moth close

Marbled emperor moth (Heniocha dyops)
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Moth carnage

Marbled emperor moth (Heniocha dyops)
Frans Indongo, Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Moth

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
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Lion in the tower

Antlion
Namutoni, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
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Beetle

Beetle - genus Copris
Family: Scarabaeidae
Order: Coleoptera
ID by Alex Dreyer
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Millipede

Millipede
Class: Diplopoda
Namibia

January 9, 2016
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Termite mound

Termite mound
Namibia
January 9, 2016
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Welwitschia companions

Welwitschia bug (Probergrothius angolensis)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pyrrhocoridae
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Welwitschia probing

Welwitschia bug (Probergrothius angolensis)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pyrrhocoridae
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Welwitschia bug trunk-ated

Welwitschia bug (Probergrothius angolensis)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pyrrhocoridae
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Flora

Welwitschia

All is Welwitschia

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Evolutionary wonders

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Wel cone to Namibia

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Flower

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Welwitschia forest

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Welwitschia seed

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Welwitschia seed

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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The mother witsch

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG4

Possibly largest and oldest specimen
So ferocious, it is kept fenced in

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The sign of the Witsch

Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG4
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Chameleon on Welwitschia

Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis)
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Chameleon on Welwitschia

Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis)
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Chameleon on Welwitschia

Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis)
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG4
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Forward-looking chameleon

Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis)
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG4
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Chameleon on alert

Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis)
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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More flora

Pink flower

Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Acacia

Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Acacia

Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Acacia flower

Etosha, Namibia
January 9, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Mopane leaves

Mopane
Genus: Colophospermum
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Dollar bush (Zygophyllum stapffii)
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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C28

Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Desert succulent

Succulent
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Euphorb

Euphorb
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Succulent
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Lichen rocks

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Lichen

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Lichen

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Lichen

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Lichen irony

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Lichen

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Lichen

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Lichen on pebble

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Lichen on stone

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Lichen dry

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Lichen wet

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Lichen wet

Lichen
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Beacon 1

Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Beetle

Brown-backed Namib beetle (Zophosis amabilis)
Family Tenebrionidae - Darkling beetles
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Beetle

Beetle
Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
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Desert debris

Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Desert debris

Welwitschia Drive
Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Tropic of Bob

Near Rostock, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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People

New friends

Cato and Rex
Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Bob and pilot

Sossusvlei flyover
Namibia
January 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Rostock

Ritzy sign

Rostock, Namibia
January 15, 2016
Canon 5Dmark2
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Etosha

A sign of Etosha

Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Okaukuejo Tower

Okaukuejo waterhole
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Bob on tower

Okaukuejo Tower
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Namutoni Fort

Namutoni
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Namutoni Fort

Namutoni
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Halali

Gideon and Justinie

Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Gratreeti

Halali
Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Swakopmund

Lighthouse tower/restaurant

Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Surf

Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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22o South Restaurant

Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Ferocious predator

Swakopmund, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Church

Usakos, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Otjiwarongo

Otjiwarongo welcomes you

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Crocodile Ranch

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

Crocodiles

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Bob with crocodile brochette

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

Crocodiles

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Bob with crocodile brochette

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

Crocodiles

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Men's room

Crocodile Ranch Otjiwarongo, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

cf: Toilets

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Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Lodge

Namibia
January 17, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Solitaire

Solitaire

Solitaire
en route to Namib-Naukluft
Namibia
January 15, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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My horse

Namibia
Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

cf: Cars

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Misc

Desert conservation

Welwitschia Drive, Namibia
January 14, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Namibian sky

Sossus Dunes
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
January 16, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Okaukuejo waterhole

Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Sunset

Sunset over waterhole

Okaukuejo waterhole
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Sunset

On the road
Namibia
January 9, 2016
Canon rebel T5i
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Sunset

Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Sunset

Etosha, Namibia
January 11, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Closure

Okaukuejo waterhole
Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Itinerary - in progress

Namibia itinerary - January 9, 2016 - January 17, 2016

+ January 9, 2016 - Saturday - Day 1 - Cape Town to Frans Indongo
Will gave me a ride to the airport
Pick up at airport and taken to African Tracks to pick up 4x4
Drive to Frans Indongo

+ January 10, 2016 - Sunday - Day 2 - Frans Indongo to Halali, Etosha
Breakfast at Frans Indongo
Sandgrouse en route
Stop at Namutoni Fort to take photos
Waterhole viewing
Meet Cato and Rex at waterhole - they had many useful suggestions
Dinner at Halali
Back to water hole
Black rhino

+ January 11, 2016 - Monday - Day 3 - Halali, Etosha
Breakfast at Halali
Drive around to waterholes, Etosha Pan, and surrounding areas
Braai with Cato and Rex at their camp site

+ January 12, 2016 - Tuesday - Day 4 - Halali to Okaukuejo

+ January 13, 2016 - Wednesday - Day 5 - Okaukuejo to Swakopmund
Waterhole
Otjiwarongo - stop for lunch at crocodile farm
Usakos - stop for gas, photos of church
Meet San Francisco couple - Subir and Stephanie
Desert at Lighthouse

+ January 14, 2016 - Thursday - Day 6 - Swakopmund to Rostock
Breakfast at Brigadoon - outside room
Drive to office to get required permit for Welwitschia Drive
Stop to photograph flamingos and stilts
Welwitschia Drive - lichens, moonscape, Welwitschia
Stop for photos at Tropic of Capricorn
Arrive at Rostock after dark
Dinner at Rostock - two appetizers

+ January 15, 2016 - Friday - Day 7 - Rostock to Sossus Dunes
Breakfast at the Lodge
Morning walk on property up to ridge
Fairy circles, lizards
Drive to Sossus Dunes Lodge, Namib-Naukluft Park
Stop in Solitaire for gas water, coffee and cake

+ January 16, 2016 - Saturday - Day 8 - Sossus Dunes to Sossusvlei Lodge
Dawn excursion to deadvlei
Pack up and move to Sossusvlei Lodge
Swimming at Lodge
Buffet dinner at Lodge

+ January 17, 2016 - Sunday - Day 9 - Sossosvlei Lodge to Cape Town
Sossusvlei flyover - Desert Air

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Related pages

+ Sandgrouse
+ Welwitschia
+ Welwitschia bug
+ Cape Town 2016
+ Namibia Prefield Seminar

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