The beginning of the dune
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Namibia

The beginning of the dune

At the start of a sand dune in the Namib desert.

 (Davide Seddio / Getty Images)
Amanda Jones pets Kiki, an orphaned cheetah raised by the owners of the farm at Naankuse sanctuary n

Amanda Jones pets Kiki, an orphaned cheetah raised by the owners of the farm at Naankuse sanctuary near Windhoek. Kiki will walk on the veldt with guests.

 (Indigo Jones)
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The Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp is a leave-no-trace camp with elevated tents as rooms and living quarters.

 (Amanda Jones)
Footprints in the sand

Visitors ascend a sand dune in the Soussuvlei salt pan in Nambia’s Namib-Naukluft National Park.

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A gemsbok (Oryx gazella) runs over a sand dune in Namib-Naukluft National Park.

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At Naankuse, Indigo Jones takes a morning walk with a hand-reared caracal.

At Naankuse, Indigo Jones takes a morning walk with a hand-reared caracal.

 (Amanda Jones)
An oryx walks in the early morning past Dune 45 in the Namib desert at Sossusvlei.

An oryx walks in the early morning past Dune 45 in the Namib desert at Sossusvlei.

 (Photographed by Hannes Steyn / Getty Images)
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A view looking down on Serra Cafema camp and the Kunene River.

 (Amanda Jones)
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The chic, open-air living area of Serra Cafema camp, made from fallen trees and river stones.

 (Amanda Jones / Amanda Jones)
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The open-air living room at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.

 (Amanda Jones)
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Inside the bedroom tent at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.

 (Amanda Jones)
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Off-roading the dunes of the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.

 (Amanda Jones)
A Himba tribal hut in Hartmann’s Valley, near Serra Cafema camp.

A Himba tribal hut in Hartmann’s Valley, near Serra Cafema camp.

 (Amanda Jones)
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The bar area inside the dining tent at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.

 (Amanda Jones)
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Himba women use ocher and goat fat in their hair.

 (Amanda Jones)
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The Skeleton Coast of Namibia is a dramatic meeting of water and sprawling desert.

 (Amanda Jones)
Petrified Forest, Deadvlei, Namib desert, Namibia, Africa

The skeletons of trees that are believed to have died 600-700 years ago are now black because the intense sun has scorched them. The wood does not decompose because it is so dry.

 (Nick Brundle Photography / Getty Images)
Tourists on a guided hike by Hoanib River, near Hoanib Camp in Kaokoland, Namibia.

Tourists on a guided hike by Hoanib River, near Hoanib Camp in Kaokoland, Namibia.

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Visitors and guide sit around fire in folding camp chairs at sunset at Hoanib Camp in  Kaokolan

Visitors and guide sit around fire in folding camp chairs at sunset at Hoanib Camp in  Kaokoland, Namibia.

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