Jan 272013

This is the backside of Dune 7 in Namibia. You can rent quad bikes here, or go sand dune boarding. We decided that rather than do either of these activities we’d take our own 4×4 into the off-road area. It took us about 3 minutes to get stuck on the side of the dune. Thankfully we were able to push it free after digging out the sand around the wheels. After this we stuck to the hard sand until parking it and setting off up the dunes on foot.

Ripples of sand lead to the back side of Dune 7, Namibia in front of a blue sky with fluffy white clouds

  2 Responses to “The Backside of Dune 7, Namibia”

  1. How many places can be this pristine? Those ripple marks become fossilised within the stone when it becomes sandstone. Infact the whole dune sometimes be identified, even ancient prevailing wind direction from a process called cross bedding.

  2. I just wish…..

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