Ripples of Sand
The gentle undulations of sand dunes form the terrain of much of the Namib Desert.
Tracks extend to infinity point next to a gas station in Helmanskoop.
The Red Tribe
A Himba lady covers her hair and skin with red clay. Himba people live off the land and still adorn themselves with traditional dress and decoration.
A young girl in central Namibia.
Before the heat of the day becomes unbearable, children are happy enough playing in the dusty fields.
Mother’s Tin Shop
A mother sells cans and tins of flour and rice by the side of a road in central Namibia. Many have to scratch a living out of the sand.
All in the Shade
A family shield themselves from the sun as they pose for a quick photograph.
Mother and Daughter
A young girl holds up an empty plate as she helps her mother run their road stall.
Mules and donkeys provide a hardy passage along sun baked roads.
Roy, a Manchester United fan praises the Lord for this seagull-clad ship, beached off the skeleton coast.
March of Flamingos
A sea of pink flamingos step through the hot saline estuaries of Southern Namibia.
In his pink shirt, this man peddled by his fellow flamingos under the hot Kalahari sun.
The emptiness of the Kalahari desert was impressive. Blue hills shimmer in the distance.
Undulations of rocky earth line the horizon for thousands of miles in every direction. An inhospitable world.
Rock meets sand and sand meets scrub. The desert provides very little for its inhabitants during the dry season.
An old car is left for scrap in the dust. We came across hundreds of broken down cars and jeeps along the desert highways in a somewhat Route 66 dystopian landscape.
Mine, Not Yours
A ground squirrel holds a chunk of delicious root out of a sparrow’s reach.
A ground squirrel rests her furry head on the warm earth.
The tastiest morsels and the juiciest roots are to be found beneath the surface.
The dig for food is momentarily halted as the camera clicks.
If one hole does not provide enough grub, a second hole will have to do.
The evening sun is caught in the fiery scrub that lines the desert plains.