Garies Rock Carvings

Garies Rock Carvings

exploring remote and mostly unidentified symbols on old flat rocks in the Namib Desert

Location: 

D1274, Namibia

Duration: 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Garies Rest Camp: small bed and breakfast between Rehoboth and Sesriem
  2. Kosie the Baster: mixture of European settlers and indigenous African women
  3. Rock Carvings: carved on flat stones, not on hills like Matobos or Tsodilo
  4. Mystic Symbols: mostly unidentified patterns instead of animals or humans
  5. Rhino Stone: a strong big rock where Rhinos scratched their bellies

Image sources

  1. Kosie explains the Rhino Stone
  2. Body of a long deserted car
  3. One of many gates to the carvings
  4. One of many Rock Carvings
  5. Probably a map of the Namib Dessert

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