One of Namibia’s most recognisable landmarks, the 1728m-high Spitzkoppe rises mirage-like above the dusty pro-Namib plains of southern Damaraland. Its dramatic shape has inspired its nickname, the Matterhorn of Africa, but similarities between this ancient volcanic remnant and the glaciated Swiss alp begin and end with its sharp peak...  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/namibia/the-spitzkoppe#ixzz3KHol1Xrp

The granite peak of Spitzkoppe in the Namib desert. It really is beautiful anytime of the day (or night). The Spitzkoppe can be widely seen in that area because it is the only high mountain there. It is used as a kind of beacon or a gathering place.

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Victoria Falls bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia in Africa

I felt like the African Queen when I was here - especially staying at the Royal Livingstone Hotel nearby.Victoria Falls bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia in Africa.

Oryx under dune, Namib Desert, Namibia.

Funny pictures about Oryx at the base of a sand dune. Oh, and cool pics about Oryx at the base of a sand dune. Also, Oryx at the base of a sand dune.

Want to go: Namibia. (Photograph by Frans Lanting; In 2003, giraffes were reintroduced to NamibRand, a private nature reserve in Namibia that together with conservation-minded regions to the north and south comprises 800 square miles. "Good rains had come to the desert for three years in a row when we were there," says writer Chris Eckstrom, "and the normally bare plains were lush with tall grasses."  From: “Your Own Private Africa” in the March 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveler.)

las girafas Photograph by Frans Lanting. In giraffes were reintroduced to NamibRand, a private nature reserve in Namibia that together with conservation-minded regions to the north and south comprises 800 square miles.

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