Damaraland and Kaokoveld

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Details of Damaraland and Kaokoveld

When a region is home to landmarks with names like Skeleton Coast, Burnt Mountain, and the Petrified Forest, you get an idea of what an unforgiving place it can be. The Damaraland region of Namibia is at once both beautiful and cruel, a harsh landscape that has forced its residents to adapt or move on.

Elephant at Namibia Damaraland Kaokoveld

Home to both the famous desert dwelling elephants and the lithe Himba people, the Damaraland is a stunning study in adaptation on both an evolutionary and a cultural level.

Himba people at Namibia Damaraland Kaokoveld

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A desert region of stunning, lonesome beauty, the Damaraland is a photographer’s dream. Its harsh, inhospitable landscapes are hauntingly beautiful, but not without life. Indeed, both desert-dwelling elephants and the native Himba people call this often overlooked corner of Namibia home.

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