Southern Africa Travel Guide
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The San hunters called it “The Land God Made in Anger”, European sailors referred to it as the gates of Hell. No matter how uninviting the name, the Skeleton Coast is one of the most unique natural highlights in Namibia where the desert dunes meet the ocean. The national park - that includes a seal colony, elephants, rhino and giraffe - is named after the bleached bones that used to wash up on the beach while the whaling industry was still active. Although one might think the vast amount of shipwrecks, caused by the eerie fog that often hangs over the area, has something to do with it.
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A quick word of thanks for helping to plan our wonderful visit to South Africa. We very much enjoyed all parts of our trip- the lodging choices were perfect for our family, the rent a car great, and the safari at Amakhala magical. Its hard being back in the grey Boston winter, but we still have w...