Namib Desert (Sandwich Harbour)
The Namib Desert in Namibia is consider the oldest desert in the world and with an coverage of 49,768 km² . Namibia coastal line with about 1745 Kilometer long is consider the National park of which this park is divided into 4 sub-park such as the Skeleton Coast park, the Newly proclaim Dorop national Park, the Namib which is the oldest proclaim park and the forbidden park in the south which make border with South Africa.
the word Namib means open space and the Namib Desert gave its name to form Namibia – “land of open spaces”
Today we look at a place in this largest park in the Section called Sandwich Harbour. Sandwich Harbour is a place of myth, a place of historical value, a place where many have heard but never got the chance to go and see this place, the place where Dune and Sea meet. Sandwich Harbour myth lies with the first people who for many years establish an trading between the Local Topnaars and European explore on the Namibian shore, the place was use as an Harbour until the discovery of Walvis bay which make this Historical place become an abadone place till the late 70th where an whale station was build in this area.
Sandwich Harbour is part of this great natural reserve and the only place where one can experience and feel the adrenaline rush with the most adventures activity one can do in this park. Sandwich Harbour have a surprising Fauna and Flora that survives in this hyper-arid region, including snakes, geckos, unusual insects, Brown hyenas, gemsboks, Springboks and jackals. Ostrish and other birds are vey commom and seen in the area and all these can survice by the fog off the Atlantic Ocean.
Sandwich Harbour is the place full of richness and where many will come and never want to go back.