Etosha Pan

Etosha Pan

driving through the remains of a former lake, now an endless white flat area

Location: 

Etosha Pan, Namibia

Duration: 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Etosha: amazing National Park, meaning "Great White Place"
  2. Etosha Pan: 120-kilometer-long dry salt bed in the Kalahari Basin
  3. Kalahari Basin: probably the dryest area in Subsaharan Africa
  4. Salt Pan: former lake basin, now an endless mostly white flat
  5. Animals: no rain in more than a year and no relieve in sight
  6. Horizon: seeing only white ground and blue sky for a long time

Image sources

  1. Freaking out in the pan
  2. Spotting the last animal
  3. No end in sight
  4. Only the horizon

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