Book title: Namibia Space. Virtual tour of every corner of haunting and beautiful Namibia
Authors: Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais
Cape Town, 2006
Softcover, 21x25 cm, 192 pages, many colour photos
Namibia is packed with glorious full-colour photographs and first-hand experiences. We come to know the appeal of Namibia for travellers:
The history, close-up Nature, infinite sand shaped by constant wind, exotic people (many of whom have turned their backs on civilisation and still practise their old ways), great herds of animals – and there is The Road, with its infinite possibilities.
Through a remarkable series of photographs and writings we share Chris and Julie’s experiences on the Namibian road. Namibia Space shows us their Namibia.
In the rowdy neighbourhood party called southern Africa, Namibia is known as 'the beautiful blonde'.
South Africa is busy and kaleidoscopic, Madagascar is mystical, Malawi is a game of bao by the lakeside, Zambia is a lazy Luangwa Valley hippo, Lesotho is a horseman on a hill, Mozambique is a plate of steaming prawns in the markets of Maputo, and Botswana is a shy sitatunga hurtling through the shallows of the Delta.
But Namibia is pure, unadulterated space. And silence. And peace. And a chance to exhale. […]